Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
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.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
What one has to do usually can be done.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.