The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
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.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
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.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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.
Advertising is legalized lying.