Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
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.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?