No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
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?
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....