No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
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 are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
When things go wrong don't go with them
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.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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.
Fake it until you make it.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
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.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.