Ben Stein

Benjamin Jeremy Stein (born November 25, 1944) is an economic and political commentator, writer, actor and attorney. He gained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later he entered the entertainment field and became an Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian, and game show host. He is famous for his monotonous yet humorous voice in acting

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It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated...it is finished when it surrenders.
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
No one will do it for you.
Nothing happens by itself. It all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.
Nothing happens by itself... it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.
The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this decide what you want.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere. There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals.
There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere... There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals....
You can do what you think you can do and you cannot do what you think you cannot
You can do what you think you can do and you cannot do what you think you cannot.
You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.

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