Every kid in Cuba knows what the dollar is worth, it is the other currency and there are many things you can only buy with American dollars.
Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders.
Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.
Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars.
It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
The programme has ended, something has finished, and he has a sense of something having finished its course, and then all of a sudden he turns away and this other thing has just finished its course, this other person.
After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore, and found no habitation save a single house, and that without an occupant; we had no doubt that the people had fled in terror at our approach, as the house was completely furnished.
Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death,they should place on his tomb a cylinder enclosing a sphere, writing on it the proportion of the containing solid to that which is contained.
Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword.
I don't believe in having body doubles for a film.
More and more people in my country recognise the dangers of having their governors appointed by Putin and having no influence in parliament because Parliament today is also following instructions from Kremlin and no longer represents its people.
But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
There are only two families in the world, my old grandmother used to say, the Haves and the Have-nots.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
There are so many movies and it's a waste of time and a waste of money. Basically, movies are made with what it costs the external debt of all Africa.
I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.
Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.