Success and Failure
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Any small object that is accidentally dropped will hide under a larger object.
You see things and you say, "Why?" But I see things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
After an instrument has been assembled, extra components will be found on the bench.
After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed.
All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.
Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner of the workshop.
All I ask of life is a constant and exaggerated sense of my own importance.
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
The race may not be always to the swift, or the battle to the strong, but that's sure the way to bet.
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.