There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Well done is better than well said.
Great companies are built on great products.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
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.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
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.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.