Formula for success: Rise early, work hard, strike oil.
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
I buy when other people are selling.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man.
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist.
To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.