Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.