If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
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.
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.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
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.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.