To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.