I don’t have a clue about the way to achievement, however the way to disappointment is attempting to please everyone.
The wisest married men give in early. They get in touch with the wife side of themselves, and that’s when they stop arguing.
The essence of childhood, of course, is play.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Immortality is a long shot, I admit. But somebody has to be first.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
You know my father’s favorite game? Come here and pull my finger.
Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you’re telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.
…it was the arts, those noble expressions of the human spirit that are communicated through literature, dance, song, film, drama, painting and sculpture, among the many other such creative means, that helped articulate the sufferings of [these] people that were heard around the globe.
A white person listens to my act and he laughs and he thinks, ‘Yeah, that’s the way I see it too.’ Okay. He’s white. I’m Negro. And we both see things the same way. That must mean that we are alike….. So I figure I’m doing as much for good race relations as the next guy.
Parents are people who yell and they yell and they yell and they yell. And you already have the point… and they’re still yelling.