There's one way to find out if a man is honest: ask him; if he says yes, you know he's crooked.
People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
John Maynard Keynes
There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.
Well, we didn't have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band.
I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
No matter what the statistics say, there's always a way.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
Miguel de Unamuno
I'm a fan of designers and clothes that look beautiful, but more importantly, make me feel beautiful and confident. It's why I've always loved Stella McCartney, and more recently, Prabal Gurung. Their pieces are cool, yet timeless, and the fits are effortlessly flattering.
The sad thing about any business I suppose, but in mine you see it particularly, is that you're always asked to do what you've already done.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
Scientists at MIT and engineering schools all across America say that they could improve the fuel economy standards for the existing set of vehicles by 10 miles per gallon using existing technology, without compromising safety or comfort at all.
Every government must consider the security of the country. That is just part of the responsibilities of any government. But true security can only come out of unity within a country where there are so many ethnic nationalities.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Each particular society begins to feel its strength, whence arises a state of war between different nations.
Charles de Secondat
There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
Michel de Montaigne
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
It is not that you do wrong by design, but that you should never do right by mistake.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Truth be told, ginormous portions have become a pet peeve of mine.
The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through. It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen.
The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It's not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
Nature does nothing in vain.
It was generally believed that Catholics were not interested in arts and science graduate schools. They weren't going to be intellectuals. And so I put the theses to the test. And they all collapsed.
I don't regret anything I ever do or say. I don't like to live my life being censored. I like to say what I feel, and I think people respect that because you're honest.
I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.
The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
I really enjoy theater. I just went to see 'Death of a Salesman,' and it knocked me on my ass.
Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
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