Please all, and you will please none.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
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 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.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
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.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
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.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.