Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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 we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Listen if you want to be heard
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.