A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
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.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Great companies are built on great products.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.