When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
Most of us do not look as handsome to others as we do to ourselves.
American Indian Proverb, Anishin
Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food.
American Indian Proverb, Arapaho
When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.
If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come.
Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.
All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them.
Each bird loves to hear himself sing.
Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.
American Indian Proverb, Blackfo
Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way.
The weakness of the enemy makes our strength.
American Indian Proverb, Cheroke
Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark.
American Indian Proverb, Cheyenn
Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins.
A danger foreseen is half-avoided.
A good soldier is a poor scout.
Our first teacher is our own heart.
Judge not by the eye but by the heart.
Our pleasures are shallow, our sorrows are deep.
If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove.
It is good to tell one's heart.
American Indian Proverb, Chippew
All who have died are equal.
American Indian Proverb, Comanch
Treachery darkens the chain of friendship, but truth makes it brighter than ever.
American Indian Proverb, Conesto
Never sit while your seniors stand.
American Indian Proverb, Cree
They say that the best defense is offense, and I intend to start offending right now.
The literary critic, or the critic of any other specific form of artistic expression, may detach himself from the world for as long as the work of art he is contemplating appears to do the same.
Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world.
Stop worrying -- nobody gets out of this world alive.
The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
John D. Rockefeller
The people are unreal. The flowers are unreal, they don't smell. The food is unreal, it doesn't taste of anything. The whole place is a glaring, gaudy, nightmarish set, built up in the desert.
Ethel Barrymore, on first arrivi
There is no more interesting place in the world to meet characters than a movie set. If you have lost anybody anywhere and don
I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.
Consider the wheelbarrow. It may lack the grace of an airplane, the speed of an automobile, the initial capacity of a freight car, but its humble wheel marked out the path of what civilization we still have.
No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace,As I have seen in one autumnal face.
John Donne, Elegy 9, The Autumna
Oh you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you
Tennessee (Thomas Lanier) Willia
Youth is like spring, an over-praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.
Samuel Butler, The Way of All Fl
The men of experiment are like the ant; they only collect and use. But the bee . . . gathers its materials from the flowers of the garden and of the field, but transforms and digests it by a power of its own.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
Abstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
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