Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
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.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
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.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
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.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy