No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Nothing will work unless you do.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
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.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
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.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.