In the twenty-first century, the robot will take the place which slave labor occupied in ancient civilization.
The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter — for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way. He lives and labors and hopes.
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
Through all the years of experimenting and research, I never once made a discovery. I start where the last man left off. All my work was deductive, and the results I achieved were those of invention pure and simple.
Three possible solutions of the great problem of increasing human energy are answered by the three words: food, peace, work.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
The outlet for my work is not just the music and the videos, it’s every breathing moment of my life. I’m always saying something about art and music and fame.
My whole work drive has been aimed at making people understand each other and then I deliberately write this book, the aim of which is to cause hatred through partial understanding. My father would have called it a smart-alec book. It was full of tricks to make people ridiculous. If I can’t do better I have slipped badly. And that I won’t admit — yet.
You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.