It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
Also, if you have an accident, you can't start to dance again at the top, you're too weak; you start with the easy things - the way you did them when you were young, and come up up up, the way you did then.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
When things go right it's hard to figure out why, but when things go wrong it's really easy.
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.
Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering.
I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.
To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
I envy children who know that they're going to become doctors, know they're going to go into the forces or whatever. I think choice is one of the hardest things, but that's what I try to give my children, to say you can do anything.
I was never that much a focus of interest that I became a 'thing' at an earlier point in my career. I'm aware of having become a 'thing' now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.