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.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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?
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Percentages are why I am rich.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.