What I cannot create, I do not understand.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
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.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Fake it until you make it.