That a man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his Personal Legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it's because it wasn't a true love.. the love that speaks the language of the world.
In the spiritual body moreover, man appears such as he is with respect to love and faith, for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love, not only as to the face and the body, but also as to the speech and the actions.
There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man - that is, the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
And I loved Frank Lloyd Wright. I think he was the greatest man I have ever met in my life.
People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds.
The only failure a man ought to fear is failure in cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
Cha Cha, I love. I was a champion in Cha Cha, world. I even remember very well and I do very well the Bolero. I don't know if you remember that one.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
I always like to reveal the fact that the emperor has no clothes. And children are best at that. They teach us how to see the world in that sense. They are without artifice; they see it for what it is. I am drawn to that ruthless honesty.
Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
In love, no one can harm anyone else; we are each of us responsible for our own feelings and cannot blame someone else for what we feel. It hurt when I lost each of the various men I fell in love with. Now, though, I am convinced that no one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.
Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told.
I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made.
You naturally love those who are dear to you, and you must learn to give that kind of love to the whole world.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.