In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Sunlight is painting.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.