Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
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.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
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.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.