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.
Please all, and you will please none.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Only you can control your future.
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?
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
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.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.