Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Percentages are why I am rich.
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
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Listen if you want to be heard
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
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
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
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.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.