A man must know how to estimate a sour face.? The sour face of the multitude, like thier sweet faces, have no deep cause, but are put on and off as the wind blows and the newspaper directs.
Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name.
A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a light bulb.
And whenever I'm in a situation where I'm wearing the same as 600 other people and doing the same thing as 600 other people, looking back, I always found ways to make myself different, whether it be having a red lining inside of my jacket, having red shoes, it hasn't changed.
When someone follows you all the way to the shop and watches you buy toilet roll, you know your life has changed.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own.
I never liked the name Eldred. Since nobody knew me in New York, I just changed to my middle name.
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.
Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.
If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.
And these little things may not seem like much but after a while they take you off on a direction where you may be a long way off from what other people have been thinking about.
Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything - hats, socks, shirts. It's the first step in the process.
The way, I think, anything has ever really changed on this planet is through large groups of very ordinary people saying something finally.
Precisely the least, the softest, lightest, a lizard's rustling, a breath, a flash, a moment - a little makes the way of the best happiness.