A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
What one has to do usually can be done.
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.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Great companies are built on great products.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Well done is better than well said.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
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.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
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.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.