I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Listen if you want to be heard
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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.
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
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Please all, and you will please none.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Only you can control your future.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.