I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
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.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Listen if you want to be heard
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.