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.
Great companies are built on great products.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Fake it until you make it.
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.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.