Success and Failure
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Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.
Try to get all of your posthumous medals in advance.
Weiler's Law: Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
While anyone can admit to themselves they were wrong, the true test is admission to someone else.
You are not what you think you are, you are not what they think you are, but you could be what you think they think you are.
If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.
You're a genius if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning is electricity -- but you're an idiot if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning can kill you.
You should emulate your heroes, but don't carry it too far. Especially if they are dead.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.