Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
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.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
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.
Great companies are built on great products.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.