You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
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.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
What one has to do usually can be done.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.