Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.