Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
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.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
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.'
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
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.