Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
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
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
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 great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.