Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
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
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
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.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.