For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
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.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Great companies are built on great products.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
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.
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.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
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?
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.