It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Genius is eternal patience.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.