Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
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?
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
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.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.'
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.