People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.
Music used to change people's minds - and it still changes mine.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
There is something about killing people at close range that is excruciating. It's bound to try a man's soul.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
And, not only in Budapest. I worked very closely with a very powerful government organization, which shall remain unidentified, to develop the mass marketed version of the Cube.
People remain satisfied with bodily love and they believe this to be love in its entirity.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
You can perform all kind of characters but you cannot change what people feel for you.
It's always the small people who change things. It's never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn't have a clue the day before.
I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.