People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
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.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
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.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
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.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.