I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
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.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
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.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its 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.
Genius is eternal patience.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Great companies are built on great products.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.