It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
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.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
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.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.