If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
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.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.