The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Please all, and you will please none.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Great companies are built on great products.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Well done is better than well said.
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?
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure