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.
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.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
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.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Percentages are why I am rich.