Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Please all, and you will please none.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
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.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
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.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.