I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win 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.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.