The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
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?
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.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
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.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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...