You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
He who thinks little errs much
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.