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.
Percentages are why I am rich.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.
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.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.