Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from our mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war: wide-awake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it might never live to regret it.
A wise man does not try to hurry history.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.
If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
It is impossible to do a thing the way I see it because the closer I get the more differently I see.
If I have a goal, then it is to escape from this literalism. I'll never achieve it; in the same way that I'll never manage to describe what really dwells within my character, although I keep on trying.
Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.
I hate the way market forces try to separate us out in to the appropriate demographic - basically in order to sell us things. We need to find stories that we can enjoy together, not separately.
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
For me, the number three seems to have a particular significance, relevant in some strange ways to the relation between man and nature.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.
Man becomes aware of the sacred because it manifests itself, shows itself, as something wholly different from the profane.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Whoever does not know how to find the way to his ideal lives more frivolously and impudently than the man without an ideal.