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.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
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.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
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.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
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.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.