I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
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.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
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.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
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
He who thinks little errs much
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.