Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
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.
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.
Listen if you want to be heard
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.