Advertising is legalized lying.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
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.
Nothing will work unless you do.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
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.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.