To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
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 can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
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.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
What one has to do usually can be done.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.