A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Genius is eternal patience.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
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
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.