I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
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.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
What one has to do usually can be done.