The modern corporation has turned business — a glamorous pursuit, full of intrigue, danger, and deceit — into bureaucratic drudgery. This is its unpardonable sin.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
There are so many ways to go wrong that every well-made thing is a miracle, to be regarded with reverence, even awe.
True believers make the best publicists, and they work cheap.
If you hire for competence, it is still likely that you will get incompetents; if you hire for anything else, it is certain.
The micromanager constantly remarks his hatred of micromanaging, as if he were driven to it, as a last resort, by the sheer fecklessness of his underlings.
Sports are dead, and so is the water cooler to congregate by to discuss them.
Billionaires start making trouble when they stop making money.
Never give up what you can postpone indefinitely.
The more features a product acquires, the worse it becomes at what it was originally designed to do.
Law of Insufficient Time: It’s always later than you think, even after accounting for the Law of Insufficient Time.