Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
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.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.