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.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
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.