• The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.Aristotle Onassis
  • The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.Peter Drucker
  • Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.David Ogilvy
  • It's very hard to find someone who's successful and dislikes what they do.Malcolm Gladwell
  • I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.Isaac Asimov
  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.Aristotle
  • I'm an inventor. I became interested in long-term trends because an invention has to make sense in the world in which it is finished, not the world in which it is started.Ray Kurzweil
  • I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it.Walt Disney
  • Great companies start because the founders want to change the world... not make a fast buck.Guy Kawasaki
  • Once you understand that Goliath is much weaker than you think he is, and David has superior technology, then you say: why do we tell the story the way we do? It becomes, actually, a far more meaningful and important story in its retelling than in the kind of unsophisticated way we've done it for, I think, too long.Malcolm Gladwell
  • Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.Napoleon Hill
  • Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.Mark Twain
  • Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.Elon Musk
  • Success is the child of audacity.Benjamin Disraeli
  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.Thomas A. Edison
  • The technology keeps moving forward, which makes it easier for the artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want.George Lucas
  • Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.Steve Jobs
  • Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.George Bernard Shaw
  • Consistency is the most overrated of all human virtues... I'm someone who changes his mind all the time.Malcolm Gladwell
  • Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • People ask me all the time, "How can I become a successful entrepreneur?" And I have to be honest: It's one of my least favorite questions, because if you're waiting for someone else's advice to become an entrepreneur, chances are you're not one.Michael Dell
  • Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.Bill Gates
  • The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.Malcolm X
  • Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.Richard Dawkins
  • When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.Elon Musk
  • When you talk to a human in 2035, you'll be talking to someone that's a combination of biological and non-biological intelligence.Ray Kurzweil
  • We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture. Let's teach our children to be thinkers.Jacque Fresco
  • We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.Scott Cook
  • The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.Sydney J. Harris
  • There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.Colin Powell
  • Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.Stephen Hawking
  • I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.Stephen Hawking
  • The most valuable thing anyone can invest in is themselves.Richard Hayden
  • Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.Theodore Roosevelt
  • Freedom lies in being bold.Robert Frost
  • If there is no struggle, there is no progress.Frederick Douglass
  • Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.Bill Cosby
  • What's right isn't always what's popular. What's popular isn't always right.Howard Cosell
  • The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.Albert Einstein
  • Persistence is to the c1haracter of man as carbon is to steel.Napoleon Hill
  • The uncreative mind can spot the wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot the wrong questions. The question has never been: Do we have the money? The question has always been: Do we have the resources?Jacque Fresco
  • If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.B. C. Forbes
  • The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.Malcolm Gladwell
  • The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.Bill Gates
  • When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and you're life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money. That's a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.Steve Jobs
  • The starting point of all achievement is desire.Napoleon Hill
  • A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.Henry Ford
  • Sometimes people talk about conflict between humans and machines, and you can see that in a lot of science fiction. But the machines we're creating are not some invasion from Mars. We create these tools to expand our own reach.Ray Kurzweil
  • To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.Winston Churchill
  • It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.Tom Brokaw
  • A successful person isn't necessarily better than her less successful peers at solving problems; her pattern-recognition facilities have just learned what problems are worth solving.Ray Kurzweil
  • In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.Harold S. Geneen
  • Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.Edsger Dijkstra
  • An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.Jack Welch
  • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.Arthur C. Clarke
  • I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.Bill Gates
  • Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.Confucius
  • Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.Napoleon Hill