In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
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.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.