I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Great companies are built on great products.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
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...
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.