It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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.
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.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.