Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
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.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
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....
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.