If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
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.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.