The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Percentages are why I am rich.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Nothing will work unless you do.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.