Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Only you can control your future.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.