Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Please all, and you will please none.
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.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.