It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
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.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight