LA's a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don't take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody's giving each other catty looks.
I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it's easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it's warm or cold. It's great. That was the start.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
You do the best job you can. You take it step by step. It's hard enough to make a movie. If it works, that's great. If it means something beyond the moment to somebody, they can take it and it lasts through the years, we'll see.
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.
We couldn't have cared less about the government, especially the city government, which produced policemen who did nothing but take graft.
A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
I don't have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does - and I'm much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.
I think it's still hard for me to turn down work if it's really good because for so many years I was so desperate to get a job and couldn't and so it's kind of an anathema for me to turn down work.
Working hard is very important. You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take those risks, to be able to jump over the hurdles, to be able to break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
What is a normal childhood? We weren't rich, we were pretty middle-class. My dad survived from job to job; with him taking care of so many relatives, he couldn't save any money.
Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
When things go right it's hard to figure out why, but when things go wrong it's really easy.
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Work can be hard sometimes - acting - the arts can be hard sometimes in that way - hard to give yourself that inspiration if you don't have a job.
I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.
It's easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.