Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Genius is eternal patience.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
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.
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.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
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?