You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.