It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
When things go wrong don't go with them
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Only you can control your future.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
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.
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.
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.
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.