He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
So it's always helped me to have a foundation, an ideal to strive for and goals. It's hard for me to be disciplined and plan things.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
What I'm trying to do now in my life - not just with the building, but with everything - is to construct things that will have enduring qualities, and won't just be ephemeral flashes in the pan.
I just decided that I would not put my professional life on hold to raise children. I know that sounds selfish to a lot of people and I don't know if what I'm doing is the right thing. But that's the way I'm doing it.
It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me.
I don't feel particularly typecast because I think I do so many different kinds of things. Whether they're seen or not is another issue.
I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had. And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would. I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled.
Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
A man can do all things if he but wills them.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
I had no idea this thing was televised. Boy, is my face red.
The Paris store Colette is successful because it's a filter for things that are made elsewhere. It's the kind of store France needs.
The programme has ended, something has finished, and he has a sense of something having finished its course, and then all of a sudden he turns away and this other thing has just finished its course, this other person.
Poets are always ahead of things in a certain way, their sense of language and their vision.
There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.