Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
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.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
That which costs little is less valued.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Freedom lies in being bold.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.