'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
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.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Advertising is legalized lying.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
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?
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
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...
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Fake it until you make it.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Genius is eternal patience.
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.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
Great companies are built on great products.
He who thinks little errs much
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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 think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
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
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Listen if you want to be heard
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
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.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Nothing will work unless you do.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Only you can control your future.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Percentages are why I am rich.
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.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
Please all, and you will please none.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
The destination of the seekerÖ depends on the road he takes.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
The finest task for an Engineer Ė to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
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.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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?
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Well done is better than well said.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
What one has to do usually can be done.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
When things go wrong don't go with them
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
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.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
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.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.