I hate the Communists and have for many years and don't feel right about giving up my career to defend them. I will give up my film career if it is in the interests of defending something I believe in, but not this.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
He who talks much cannot always talk well.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Before beginning I should put in three years of intensive study, and I haven't that much time to squander on a probable failure.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging.
The manifestation of the sacred ontologically founds the world.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Ideology always paves the way toward atrocity.
All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins.
The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.