As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
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.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Change yourself and your work will seem different.