If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
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.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
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.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.