Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, fame and disripute, these are just the worldly winds of existence.
I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher.
Self-trust is the first secret to success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Honore de Balzac
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
I haven't understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.
Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.
These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science.
The sinews of war are five - men, money, materials, maintenance (food) and morale.
What life means to us is determined, not so much by what life brings to us as by the attitude we bring to life; not so much by what happens to us as by our reaction to what happens.
Lewis L Dunnington
The respect for human rights, essential if we are to use technology wisely, is not something alien that must be grafted onto science. On the contrary, it is integral to science, as also to scholarship in general.
John Charles Polanyi
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