Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
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.
Why is the human skull as dense as it is? Nowadays we can send a message around the world in one-seventh of a second, but it takes years to drive an idea through a quarter-inch of human skull.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he’s in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
The typical eye sees the ten per cent bad of an idea and overlooks the ninety per cent good.
The only time you mustn’t fail is the last time you try.
It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
If you’re doing something the same way you have been doing it for ten years, the chances are you are doing it wrong.
I often say that research is a way of finding out what you are going to do when you can’t keep on doing what you are doing now.
We must look forward to the future as that is where most of us will be spending the rest of our lives.
Education is man’s going forward from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.
It doesn’t matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.