The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.