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.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
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.
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?
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
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.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.