I didn't know anything about fashion. I couldn't believe it when I got here. I don't know how I'm sitting here right now speaking English.
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering.
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful.
He who knows does not speak; He who speaks does not know. He who is truthful is not showy; He who is showy is not truthful. He who is virtuous does not dispute; He who disputes is not virtuous. He who is learned is not wise; He who is wise is not learned. Therefore the sage does not display his own merits.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
Well, I think one doesn't really have to invent this memorial space, because it is already there. And it is speaking with a voice and, you know, 4 million of us came to see the site.
If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say: "He obviously does not know me very well, since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned"
Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, - for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it - not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation.
First, don't forget Germany after the war was not the most exciting place. I didn't even know that one could make a living in fashion.
There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.
Every time I get a script it's a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It's like falling in love. You can't give a reason why.
I respect people who can do both careers, like Will Smith and a couple of other people who have done it, but I just don't know when they sleep.
I would seriously question whether anybody is really foolish enough to really say what they mean. Sometimes I think that civilization as we know it would kind of break down if we all were completely honest.
If all you have to offer is a look that is supposed to be appealing, the you are going to be paid attention to about a tenth as long as you would be if when you speak you are interesting.
A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up.
The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.
This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.
There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.
I was coming home from kindergarten - well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves.
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.