I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
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.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
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.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.