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.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
What one has to do usually can be done.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
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?
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.