You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.