Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
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.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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