It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Advertising is legalized lying.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.