Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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.
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.
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.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
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
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
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.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.