If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Percentages are why I am rich.
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.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Advertising is legalized lying.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.