If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
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.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
He who thinks little errs much
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
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.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.