No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
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.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off