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.
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.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
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.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there