A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered.
I was very upset and that day I decided to make my own studio. I put together all the money I had and laid the foundation of RK Studio.
I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations.
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
There are two kinds of idiots - those who don't take action because they have received a threat, and those who think they are taking action because they have issued a threat.
I found the right man, got married, and just had to keep not reinventing myself, just deciding that it doesn't matter what you are if you are a good person.
People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories but it takes brave men and women to win them.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
I hate that which we have decided to call realism, even though I have been made one of its high priests.
I've never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.
It's like the voice. We don't force a voice which we decide is lower than a lot of others, we teach it to sing in what we call their key, don't we?
We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.
Dream and love are just words - until you decide to experience them.
I wish I played an instrument, but I could never decide which one, and I ended up playing nothing.
I loved music, and in my ninth year at MIT, I decided to buy a hi-fi set. I figured that all I needed to do was look at the specifications. So I bought what looked like the best one, turned it on, and turned it off in five minutes, the sound was so poor.
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
When I first saw a Fellini movie, I came out of the movie theatre and decided to become a lawyer! I thought to myself, it's impossible to make something so beautiful!
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is, and what's a taboo and what's not in terms of content, you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease.
I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.