There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Please all, and you will please none.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?