The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
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.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.