No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Advertising is legalized lying.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country