If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
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.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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?