By Steve Jobs
Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.
Karma functions through certain tendencies. But with some awareness and focus, you can push it in a different direction.
Karma says, if you focus on hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson, you will continue to grow.
Government ‘help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands-off.
I believe India and Israel should focus on building bilateral relations on the basis of shared perspectives and commonalities between our two democracies.
The business of the novelist is not to relate great events, but to make small ones interesting.
What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do.
The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
If a man’s character is to be abused there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. An honest man’s the noblest work of God.
My favorite goals are the ones when there’s so much pressure. I focus more when the game is on the line.
It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.
Seek simplicity but distrust it.
The only simplicity to be trusted is the simplicity to be found on the far side of complexity.
By definition, risk exposes businesses to danger.
I’ve always been on the business side – running P&L and working with clients.