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.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
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.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
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.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
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.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Fake it until you make it.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.