We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies--in the minds of those closest to the work. It's been there in front of our noses all along while we've been running around chasing robots and reading books on how to become Japanese--or at least manage like them.
Potatoes are to food what sensible shoes are to fashion.
We can't all and some of us don't. That's all there is to it.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
The secret of being boring is to say everything.
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.