Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Please all, and you will please none.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
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.
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.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
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.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.