The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
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.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
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.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing