What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Fake it until you make it.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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.
What one has to do usually can be done.