The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the
Written reports stifle creativity.
Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility, and commitment.
If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.
Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart.
Once you pay the bills, money is the most overrated thing in the world
Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.
Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.
Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.
Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes.
McCain is the classic opportunist. He's always reaching for attention and glory. After he came home, Carol walked with a limp. So he threw her over for a poster girl with big money from Arizona. And the rest is history.
War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules.
Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.