No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
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.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?