Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
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
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.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Genius is eternal patience.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.