No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
Someday perhaps change will occur when times are ready for it instead of always when it is too late. Someday change will be accepted as life itself.
I'm a perfectionist, so I can drive myself mad - and other people, too. At the same time, I think that's one of the reasons I'm successful. Because I really care about what I do.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
I feel like I'm turning into more of a woman - I'm getting ready to leave home, go to college, be independent. It's an exhilarating time.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
You want to have a critical success and you want people to go see it. It's disappointing if something's well reviewed and no one goes to see it.
It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal. When I was growing up, my family was always moving. I had to meet new people all the time. And they'd laugh.
Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Don't forget it's daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It's like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed.
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it.