I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
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.