At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.