If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Please all, and you will please none.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
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.'