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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
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.
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.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Nothing will work unless you do.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Great companies are built on great products.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
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.
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
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.