I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
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
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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...
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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.