If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Listen if you want to be heard
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
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.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.