The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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
Great companies are built on great products.
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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
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