It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
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.
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.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
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.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
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
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.