Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
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!
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
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.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
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.