Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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?
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.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.