Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
The only time you mustn’t fail is the last time you try.
We must look forward to the future as that is where most of us will be spending the rest of our lives.
Don’t be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don’t follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it’s enough.
you must take the problem as it is, and let it be what it wants to be.
Great steps in human progress are made by things that don’t work the way philosophy thought they should. If things always worked the way they should, you could write the history of the world from now on. But they don’t, and it is those deviations from the normal that make human progress.
You can’t have a better tomorrow ifyou are thinking about yesterday all the time.
In many ways ideas are more important than people – they are much more permanent.
Every honest researcher I know admits he’s just a professional amateur. He’s doing whatever he’s doing for the first time. That makes him an amateur. He has sense enough to know that he’s going to have a lot of trouble, so that makes him a professional.
We have reason not to be afraid of the machine, for there is always constructive change, the enemy of machines, making them change to fit new conditions.
Logic is a system whereby one may go wrong with confidence.
Problems are the price of progress. Don’t bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.