By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Great companies are built on great products.