There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.