Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
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.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country