When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
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.
I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
If thou art able, O stranger, to find out all these things and gather them together in your mind, giving all the relations,thou shalt depart crowned with glory and knowing that thou hast been adjudged perfect in this species of wisdom.
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
There's no emptiness in the life of a warrior. Everything is filled to the brim. Everything is filled to the brim, and everything is equal.
Where thou art, that is home.
California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort.
All Nature is but Art, unknown to thee; All Chance, Direction, which thou canst not see.
One can be emptied out and be filled up.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos.
The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up.
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Thou hast seen nothing yet.
Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things.
A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.