Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It's the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.
It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.
Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying.
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.
Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.
God often pays debts without money.
I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.
A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
Thankfully, President Obama has stood firmly behind women's health care issues by supporting coverage for contraception and reaffirming commitment to organizations like Planned Parenthood.
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.
It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
Good luck beats early rising.
One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don't realize there's a lot of craft behind the comedy.
When the apple is ripe it will fall.
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
Pete du Pont
When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets.
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
Biography lends to death a new terror.
Bulls get rich, bears get rich, but pigs get slaughtered An Irishman is never at his best except when fighting.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Nature breaks through the eyes of the cat.
I was really fortunate growing up to have a broad musical education. My parents listened to all kinds of music, rock, soul, Motown, jazz, Frank Sinatra, everything.
If you want an audience start a fight.
The great law of culture is: Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
Better be quarrelling than lonesome.
I actually have a thing about proper nouns. They clang on my ear in a weird way when I hear them dropped into movies.
There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
God likes help when helping people.
I take a lot from everywhere. I take from music, architecture, novels, and plays. Anywhere that hits you.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
A silent mouth is melodious.
All sins cast long shadows.
When you're ready to make the change and you don't feel that you have the strength, know that you are connected with the same strength that moves the world; you just have to stop turning your back on it and connect with it.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
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