I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Be quick, but don't hurry.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
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.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.