Action is the foundational key to all success.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
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.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Listen if you want to be heard
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.