Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Be that self which one truly is.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
That which costs little is less valued.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.