Blessed are the toolmakers, for real work consists less in performing difficult tasks than in making them easy.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
The soldier perfects how at the expense of why.
No situation is so desperate that a little hard work and ingenuity can’t make it worse.
Notable achievements involve a lot of staring into space.
Our doctors have cured so much, so little of it disease.
Effort is like medicine: half of it is useless or harmful, and the trick is to know which half.
Every nuisance that you could fix but tolerate instead represents a small, private, but unmistakable regression to savagery.
The Third Culture is Engineering.
The product of too great a contempt for bad work is no work.
Reading maketh a full man, writing an exact man, and conference a man ready to quit his job.