Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
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.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.