Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
He who thinks little errs much
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
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 don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
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.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.