The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
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.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
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.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
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.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.