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 means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
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.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.