Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.