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.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Genius is eternal patience.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Listen if you want to be heard
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.