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 only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Great companies are built on great products.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Percentages are why I am rich.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.