It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
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.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Genius is eternal patience.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
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!
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Advertising is legalized lying.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine