A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
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.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
He who thinks little errs much