Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
When things go wrong don't go with them
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.