We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Genius is eternal patience.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Well done is better than well said.
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.
Fake it until you make it.
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's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.