Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
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.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.