Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
When things go wrong don't go with them
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.