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.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
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.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
There is little success where there is little laughter.