Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
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.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.