Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Genius is eternal patience.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
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.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.