When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
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.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I am not now That which I have been.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
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.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director