You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret.
Working hard is very important. You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take those risks, to be able to jump over the hurdles, to be able to break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real.
I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it.
It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
Love and work are the only two real things in our lives. They belong together, otherwise it is off. Work is in itself a form of love.
I have been working a lot, and I like it. And you know, it's hard for me not to. I guess I've been working a lot because I get to play with brilliant people.
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.
I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New York worked as a musician too, but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema.
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this.
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore. There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love.
When you work with a director like this you don't have a real challenge because he makes the work very easy. He knows what he wants as a director.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?