Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
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.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
What one has to do usually can be done.
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.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become