Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
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
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
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.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
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.