Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Listen if you want to be heard
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Only you can control your future.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.