It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time