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.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Please all, and you will please none.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.