It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.