Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Nothing is black or white.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
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.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.