The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Good things happen to those who hustle.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.