Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
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.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
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.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.