Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Genius is eternal patience.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
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 greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.