Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
Your goal as an investor ... to purchase, at a rational price, a part interest in an easily-understandable business whose earnings are virtually certain to be materially higher ... years from now. Over time, you will find only a few companies that meet these standards - so when you see one ... buy a meaningful amount of stock.
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine your own self.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
People are ambitious and unrealistic. They set targets for themselves that are higher than what you would set for them. And because they set them, they hit them.
Our vision controls the way we think and, therefore, the way we act ... the vision we have of our jobs determines what we do and the opportunities we see or don't see.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
I treat everything as a learning experience; then you become detached from the result and more interested in the experience itself.
If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.
I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
An environment which calls for perfection is not likely to be easy. But aiming for it is always good for progress.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as who you become (by achieving your goals).