Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Only you can control your future.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.