Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
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.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
When things go wrong don't go with them
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.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.