One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
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.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Percentages are why I am rich.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
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
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.