I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.