Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
My father was a CPA. He worked hard in the aircraft industry, and would come home more and more infrequently. He was about to leave my mother, which he did when I was 15.
No, I don't believe in hard work. If something is hard, leave it. Let it come to you. Let it happen.
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.
Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
It was hard to leave my school. I've been going to the same school since kindergarden.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
Leave the rest to the gods.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results.
I don't think Pulp Fiction is hard to watch at all.
I never thought I was the most beautiful model out there or the most sexy woman, but I was a hard worker.
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make it all sound like it's all David's fault.
The main thing is to care. Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.
Music is the silence between the notes.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.