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.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
Percentages are why I am rich.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs