I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my countenance, and there it can easily be detected by any physiognomist.
The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
We don't grow older, we grow riper.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
I speak the truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.
Trees, though they are cut and loped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products.
The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible, unstoppable. One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily; and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being.
But time growing old teaches all things.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself.
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.