"People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things."
"If a quote of two individuals looks identical or almost similar to make it difficult to know as who said it first to be Mr. Right, then it is perhaps sensible to give credit for the same to one who travels in life light by choice and not compulsions than other who is too eager to board on a success flight."
"If a person finds the negative people in his network, then he needs to mind or mend his own nature than others, for his basic grounding decides only the level of acidic or toxic surrounding for him."
"I had a friend, a very devout Muslim, who was trying to bring science into the universities in the Gulf states. And he told me that he has a terrible time because, although they were very receptive to technology, they felt that science would be corrosive to religious belief. And they were worried about it.
And damn it, I think they were right. It is corrosive to religious belief. It's a good thing too."