Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Be quick, but don't hurry.