For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
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.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
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 painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.