Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Please all, and you will please none.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
He who thinks little errs much
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.