You can't make souffle rise twice.
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.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
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.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight