If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
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 easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.