The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.