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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
Well done is better than well said.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
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.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.