A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
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.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
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 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.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Please all, and you will please none.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
The destination of the seeker… depends on the road he takes.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.