Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
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.