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...
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
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.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Chop your own wood and it will warm you 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.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.