Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
To understand everything is to forgive everything.
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.
It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.
I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are.
Now the decision to play a role is halfway towards understanding the character, because you empathize with it and that's why you want to play it.
I like to take these unusual characters and then make them as normal as possible, because we all know that the tragedy and the abnormal always hides itself behind the normal.
When I severe my connections with the A. I. A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee.
I'm definitely a messy person... I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control.
I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person.
I'm more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident.
People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.
If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.
I don't understand if you get caught in a fight, but take it out on a room, how that implies some psychiatric disorder.
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.