He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
When things go wrong don't go with them
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Listen if you want to be heard
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
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.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.