No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Fake it until you make it.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
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.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.