It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
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.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.
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.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.