The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.