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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.