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?
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.