Don't mistake activity with achievement.
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.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Please all, and you will please none.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
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.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Genius is eternal patience.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.