Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
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.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.