Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Listen if you want to be heard
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Well done is better than well said.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.