Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build.
You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
If you can build a business up big enough, it's respectable.
Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
You can't build a reputation on what you intend to do.
Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
The rules are changed now, there's not any way to build a team today. It's just how much money you want to spend. You could be the world champions and somebody else makes a key acquisition or two and you're through.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.