The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
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?
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.