We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
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.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.