You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.