When I was doing theater, I was very successful at believing that I was great, God's gift to the theater.
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
As an individual, I myself feel impelled to fancy a limitless succession of Universes. Each exists, apart and independently, in the bosom of its proper and particular God.
God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.
Pray, and let God worry.
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
I would have preferred to be successful here with a piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort... rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.