Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
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.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
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.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.