I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Genius is eternal patience.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.