Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
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.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
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.
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.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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 is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
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.