We can’t solve problems using the same thinking that we used when we created them.
The power of compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
If I’m the smartest guy in the room, I’m in the wrong room.
Design is an agent of change, which can help us to make sense of what is happening and to turn it to our advantage.
I never read. I just look at pictures.
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
If you can’t stand the heat, don’t tickle the dragon.
Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
Nothing is easy. If you want to do nothing, that’s easy.
It’s so much easier to do something new than to do something well.
At the opening of the Hoover Dam, a beaver told a rabbit: ‘Well, I didn’t build it. But it’s based on my idea.
Mediocre people are always at their best.
When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead.
Terrible is the temptation to do good!
Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
They say the secret of success is being at the right place at the right time, but since you never know when the right time is going to be, I figure the trick is to find the right place and just hang around.
It’s not a good strategy until it costs you something to pursue.
God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason.
I don’t try to reinvent the wheel. I just try to change the spokes.
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.
Never judge the characters you play… That’s the first rule of acting.
To understand a company, spend time with its customers.
Be careful – a little success can create a whole lot of overhead.
About right now is better than exactly wrong later.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.
Success is easy if you think of it like rust: It’s inevitable if you keep at it.
If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
The fact that others are bad does not imply that you are good.
Make sure that the best thing to happen to your customer today is you.
There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.
It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop.
You have undertaken to cheat me. I won’t sue you, for the law is too slow. I will ruin you.
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
Make no little plans.
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts.
Humility is the most underrated aspect of being an entrepreneur. Once your head gets too big, you’re cooked.
Being early and being wrong are sometimes not that different.
Good enough never is.
An entrepreneur is someone who shoots an arrow and then runs to move the target, so the arrow hits it.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!
Innovation is seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
You can’t really run the company by pissing off the scientists who do the work.
In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss in enthusiasm.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.