I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Genius is eternal patience.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
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.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
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.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.