Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Common sense is not so common.
What is to give light must endure burning.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
The future ain't what it used to be.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.