Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.