I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
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.