Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
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.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.