In pain is a new time born.
The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Better to burn out than rust out.
The mug is a tool. My ace in the hole. To have looks is the bonus on top of what motivates me to be an actor. Not to realize they're an asset would be counterproductive to the cause; they serve the common good.
If two men on a job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, then both are useless.
Darryl F. Zanuck
A drug is neither moral nor immoral -- it's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.
You can't be a Real Country unless you have a BEER and an airline -- it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a BEER.
Most rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
Modesty is the color of virtue.
Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
No man is hurt but by himself
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires people to make the dream a reality.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.
The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth.
Youth is a blunder, manhood is a struggle and old age a regret.
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
Despair is the conclusion of fools.
Duty cannot exist without faith.
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
The question is this -- Is man an ape or an angel? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new fanged theories.
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.
We make our fortunes and we call them fate.
He has not a single redeeming defect.
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
Genius, when young, is divine.
It is well-known what a middleman is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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