I never practice before, I never work hours on a script. I just choose my characters and trust them, and after that, it's about the director taking your hand.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
The world is a tradgedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied.
Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.
She's 32, and she has three children. She loves to be pregnant but she doesn't want anymore children in her life. So she decided to help another couple. And she's just been amazing.
So many rocks up in my watch I can't tell what time it is.
Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.
I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on.
Every great person has first learned how to obey, whom to obey, and when to obey.
Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
Obedience to our Heavenly Father starts with our loving service to a needy brother.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful.
Better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
Architecture can't fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn't real.
The winner persistently programs his pluses; the loser mournfully magnifies his minuses.
Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.
We don't pray for the land. We pray for the humans, all humans... starting with the president, Mohammed Morsi, and all officials, and for God to give everyone wisdom and responsibility to manage the affairs of this country and its people in true Egyptian spirit.
Pope Theodoros II
France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
Once you start doing only what you've already proven you can do, you're on the road to death.
An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark -- that is critical genius.
What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
If you are going to tell people the truth, be funny or they will kill you.
I don't go to church. Kneeling bags my nylons.
I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn't have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.
If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you.
Temperance is moderation in the things that are good and total abstinence from the things that are foul.
Frances E. Willard
If you think about yourself then you've lost sight of the ball.
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