France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words.
Well, in America people know us. We've got it made there, but in Europe people don't know us. We've got to win them over and that's a challenge.
In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance.
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.
I hope that America as a whole, and especially its architects, will become more seriously involved in producing a new architectural culture that would bring the nation to the apex - where it has stood before - and lead the world.
Once you embody the language, the character comes really naturally, especially when you put the costume on.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
I thought I couldn't afford to take her out and smoke as well. So I gave up cigarettes. Then I took her out and one day I looked at her and thought: "Oh well," and I went back to smoking again, and that was better.
The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college.
Science always has its origin in the adaptation of thought to some definite field of experience.
America has everything, why should they want us.
In Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn't tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment.
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
Our moods do not believe in each other.?To-day I am full of thoughts, and can write what I please.? I see no reason why I should not have the same thought, the same power of expression, to-morrow.? What I write, whilst I write it, seems the most natural thing in the world; but yesterday I saw a dreary vacuity in this direction in which now I see so much; and a month hence, I doubt not, I shall wonder who he was that wrote so many continuous pages.? Alas for this infirm faith, this will not strenuous, this vast ebb of a vast flow!?I am God in nature; I am a weed by the wall.
You are always concerned about the makeup work, especially when you are going to do a character movie instead of an action movie.
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did.
It's pleasant and bothersome and embarrassing all at once. Especially when you haven't done much and are a celebrity.
Thought is made in the mouth.
I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality that's not based on a particular dogma. And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm that we have created on this planet, which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.