Well, because I think that there is a comfort level that you have in a relationship that I think is sometimes hard for people to get around.
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
I look at other filmmakers and see skills in them that I wish I had but I know that I don't. I feel like I have to work really hard to keep myself afloat, doing what I do. But I find it pleasurable.
That is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women see the relationships between objects.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
My relationship to reality has been so utterly skewed for so long that I don't even notice it any more. It's just my reality.
My mother killed herself when I was 12. I won't complete that relationship. But I can try to understand her.
There's no way I'm going to put this kid in the movies, because of the rejection. It's so hard as an adult, so why set her up to feel that bad as a child?
I don't have any movies planned. It's hard to make movies today. They have all changed to action and violence. That's not my style.
It is not hard to compose, but what is fabulously hard is to leave the superfluous notes under the table.
This book is about physics and its about physics and its relationship with mathematics and how they seem to be intimately related and to what extent can you explore this relationship and trust it.
A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.
Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.
It's difficult for me to meet women because my crowd is much older. I know that for some of the young women I do meet, a relationship with me can be envisioned as a benefit to their career.
When you're nursing and you're working 18-hour days, that's pretty hard.
Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that's when something snaps up and bites you.
Working hard is very important. You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take those risks, to be able to jump over the hurdles, to be able to break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
I think the popular music has gone truly weird. It's either cutesy-wutesy or it's hard, nasty stuff. It's good that this has life again with the youth.
I am scared; I don't know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it.