In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.