Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
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?
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
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.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Only you can control your future.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.