I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
We tend to do period stuff because it helps make it one step removed from boring everyday reality.
A movement that we will to execute is never more than a represented movement, and appears in a different domain from that of the executed movement, which always takes place when the image is vivid enough.
A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
For a traveler going from any place toward the north, that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher, while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.
There's place and means for every man alive.
However, I'm at a very comfortable place in my career and celebrity, in that I don't have to audition as extensively as I used to for roles but yet I'm not immediately recognizable.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there... and still on your feet.
After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.
I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
While all other things are uncertain, evanescent, and ephemeral, virtue alone is fixed with deep roots;it can neither be overthrown by any violence or moved from its place.
Years ago I realized that maybe I made mistake, politically, when I turned a lot of that stuff down. I would go off to obscure places and make movies that six people went to see.
But I've never felt that being an actress is being in a comfortable place. It's seen from the outside that we're being driven in big cars and having these gorgeous suites and all of that. But come on, it's not about that.
Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure.
If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.