Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
Great companies are built on great products.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.