If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
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.
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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
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.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
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.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.