For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
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.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.