You can't make souffle rise twice.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
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.
Well done is better than well said.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.