Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Genius is eternal patience.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great