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.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Please all, and you will please none.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
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...