If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
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.
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.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Well done is better than well said.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it