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.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
He who thinks little errs much
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Genius is eternal patience.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
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.
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.