Comedy is acting out optimism.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
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.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.