Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
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
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
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 never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.