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.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
When things go wrong don't go with them
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
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.
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.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.