Genius is eternal patience.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Well done is better than well said.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
He who thinks little errs much
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Please all, and you will please none.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.