Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
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.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Genius is eternal patience.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.