Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay.
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection.
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
Once you've agreed the script, you must be willing to go as far as it needs to go on set.
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
The angels taken collectively are called heaven, for they constitute heaven; and yet that which makes heaven in general and in particular is the Divine that goes forth from the Lord and flows into the angels and is received by them.
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorius triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.
I'll always continue to work. I've never much depended on anyone but myself, as far as that goes.
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.
Any person, brought into the presence of this fact, stops for a few moments and remains pensive and silent; and then generally leaves, carrying with him forever a sharper, keener sense of our incessant motion through space.
I heard what was said of the universe, heard it and heard it of several thousand years; it is middling well as far as it goes - but is that all?
The funniest thing is that all the things every director goes through, I thought I could shortcut, but there was no getting around those issues.
Directing, I realize, on film is far more personal, you know. Cinema really is a director's medium. This is a very personal film.
It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work.
I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person.
Fair and softly goes far.
Justin Timberlake is everything, and what more could you want in a person? He's funny. He's cute. He's great. He just understands. I get him and he gets me, and that's cool.
Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage.
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match.