Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
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.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Well done is better than well said.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
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.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.