"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like.
The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
Folks who never do any more than they are paid for, never get paid more than they do.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
The key to performance is elegance, not battalions of special cases.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Live simply, so others may simply live.
A year from now you may wish you had started today
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that's all.
Money alone isn't enough to bring happiness . . . happiness [is] when you're actually truly ok with losing everything you have.