If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
I feel as though the camera is almost a kind of voyeur in Mr. Bean's life, and you just watch this bizarre man going about his life in the way that he wants to.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say "yes" to life?
I don't know if people really want to know how I feel about drugs. I'm not such a stickler. I believe you can choose to live your life any way you want.
I want to feel good, I want to feel proud, I want to feel that I give someone enough and that I get enough.
Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.
I feel the centipede in me - cayman, carp, eagle, and fox.?I am moved by strange sympathies; I say continually, "I will be a naturalist."
The crises of modern man are to a large extent religious ones, insofar as they are an awakening of his awareness to an absence of meaning.
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity, to feel passionate... I want you to see another side of me, that's free, and feel where my head is, where whatever happens, happens. I want you to feel inspired.
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
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.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.'
I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.
I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
If you want to know about a man you can find out an awful lot by looking at who he married.