Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.