She was what we used to call a suicide blond - dyed by her own hand.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
If you cry "Forward" you must be sure to make clear the direction in which to go. Don't you see that if you fail to do that and simply call out the word to a monk and a revolutionary, they will go in precisely opposite directions?
A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
No love is entirely without worth, even when the frivolous calls to the frivolous and the base to the base.
Envy is ignorance. Imitation is suicide.
There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment.
Then I got a phone call and was offered a Rolling Stones video. I love the Rolling Stones so I asked them to send over the director's reel.
It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.
Get busy living, or get busy dying.
I had great teachers at school who taught me to use all my body to paint, to draw - you can draw with your hand, you can draw with a spatula.
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
As I consider different ways of shooting a film, I draw images that come to me using the tools at hand.