Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
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.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
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
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.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
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.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.