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.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.