The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled.

Most new jobs won't come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We've got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality.

Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.

A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation.

Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to produce a better article.

Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart.

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules.

Inventories can be managed, but people must be led. H.

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.

Punishing honest mistakes stifles creativity. I want people moving and shaking the earth and they're going to make mistakes.

There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.

Business is not just doing deals business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.

If someone as blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?

Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.

If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.

You don't have to be the biggest to beat the biggest.

Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.

Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?

Written reports stifle creativity.

Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time.

If we did not have such a thing as an airplane today, we would probably create something the size of N.A.S.A. to make one.

In plain Texas talk, it's 'do the right thing'