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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
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.
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
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.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Great companies are built on great products.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.