If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Nothing will work unless you do.