"You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Alan Alda on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Alan Alda on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Alan Alda on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Alan Alda on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Alan Alda on Maya Angelou
"Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you."
"I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger."
"You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school."
"I find myself going to places where I really have no business, speaking to these people in a whole other field that I have no extensive knowledge of. But I do it very often because it scares me."
"Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change."