"Ambitious failure, magnificent failure, is a very good thing."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Guy Kawasaki on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Guy Kawasaki on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Guy Kawasaki on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Guy Kawasaki on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Guy Kawasaki on Steve Jobs
"Patience is the art of concealing your impatience."
"The jewelry business is a very, very tough business - tougher than the computer business. You truly have to understand how to take care of your customers."
"If you're an entrepreneur and you think that the president makes a difference to your business, you should stay at your current job."
"You know, if you're Guy Kawasaki and you create a car that gets 500 miles a gallon with zero emissions, people on the Internet would say: 'I could have done that in half an hour, and it's been done before. What's the big deal? I expected something more from him.' Meanwhile, they didn't do it, right? They're still living at home with their mothers."
"A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent."