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.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
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.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.