To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
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.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of 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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country