Give me chastity and continence, but not quite yet.
Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
Inspiration is enough to give expression to the tone in singing, especially when the song is without words.
It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with.
Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized; in fact, my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their children a good education.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space: a single entity in which air, water, and continents are interconnected. That is our home.
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.
Work can be hard sometimes - acting - the arts can be hard sometimes in that way - hard to give yourself that inspiration if you don't have a job.
What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Death is our constant companion, and it is death that gives each person's life its true meaning.
HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.
If you can't do it, give up!
I'm certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything.