One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
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.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
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.