The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
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.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
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
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
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.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
What one has to do usually can be done.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.