It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Please all, and you will please none.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
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.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.