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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
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 a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.