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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
Be so good they can’t ignore you.
Don’t blame a clown for acting like a clown, blame yourself for going to the circus.
For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.
Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.
I want to show another side of Middle Easterners. My hope is that I would be able to play a variety of parts, and not always be the guy with the accent.
Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten me. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can’t and won’t compromise. I know, I’ve tried to deal with them.
There’s this long tradition of non-Jews playing Jews, and not just playing people who happen to be Jewish but people whose Jewishness is their whole being. . . . One could argue, for instance, that a Gentile playing Joan Rivers correctly would be doing what is actually called ‘Jewface.’
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
If you engage in positive thinking to overcome negative thoughts, the negative thoughts are still there acting. That’s still incoherence. It’s not enough just to engage in positive thoughts when you have negative thoughts registered, because they keep on working and will cause trouble somewhere else.
You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib.
Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit.
Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.
Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out their conscience, thus helping bring the collective conscience to life.
It’s important for me to be free and know I’m acting for myself. I do things because I want to, and that’s important. You want to be your own person.
An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so he must be willing to accept all experiences that life can offer.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life and the procedure. The process is its own reward.
When you reach the top, that’s when the climb begins.
Never confuse motion with action.
I’m an artist. Artists don’t need permission to work. Regardless of whether I’m acting or not, I write. I write when I’m tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface.
God writes a lot of comedy… the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny.
I don’t have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job.
Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
I’m suspicious of the idea of architects acting like business executives, brand managers, or purveyors of luxury goods.
Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.