Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
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.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Percentages are why I am rich.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.