Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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.
Listen if you want to be heard
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.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Genius is eternal patience.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine