The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
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.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
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.