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.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
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.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
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.
He who thinks little errs much
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.