I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
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?
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
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.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
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
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.