Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
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.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
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.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.