Well, I called him and I said, Mr. Wright, what can I do? Universal offered me a contract $300 a week. He says take it. You'll never get that money from me.
Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe. All this is suggested by the systematic procession of events and the harmony of the whole Universe, if only we face the facts, as they say, 'with both eyes open'.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Why is it so weird that somebody didn't recognize me?... The fact is that whenever I meet somebody, I say, 'Nice to meet you. I'm Julia.'
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
The interesting thing about Oberlin College as it differs from other more urban schools or universities is that it is a walking campus.
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
This is not writing at all. Indeed, I could say that Shakespeare surpasses literature altogether, if I knew what I meant.
I'm not trying to be Mr. Universe, but I want to stay in shape.
If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you'll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry.
It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph.
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
The universe is a more amazing puzzle than ever, as you glance along this bewildering series of animated forms - the hazy butterflies, the carved shells, the birds,beasts, fishes, snakes, and the upheaving principle of life everywhere incipient, in the very rock aping organized forms.
The work of the gods, the universe, is repeated and imitated by men on their own scale.
So nevertheless, what I'm saying is that what one is - one's parameters are constantly narrowed by one's success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure.
I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.