Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
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.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
When things go wrong don't go with them
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Good things happen to those who hustle.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.