If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
What one has to do usually can be done.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
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.
Genius is eternal patience.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Fake it until you make it.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Please all, and you will please none.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.