Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
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.
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.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.