What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?
I happened on the idea of fitting an engine to a bicycle simply because I did not want to ride crowded trains and buses.
Acting was a way out at first. A way out of not knowing what to do, a way of focusing ambitions. And the ambition wasn't for fame. The ambition was to do an interesting job.
Most people are not for or against anything; the first object of getting people together is to make them respond somehow, to overcome inertia.
Coercive power is the curse of the universe; coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.
The test of being a good host is how well the departing guest likes himself.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Urgent necessity prompts many to do things.
There is only one way...to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice.