You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you'll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost.
How many things there are concerning which we might well deliberate whether we had better know them.
Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
I'm not denying that women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Godliness is the fragrance of the man who has attained enlightenment.
I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.
Life loves the liver of it.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.
Never mistake motion for action.
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself.
I really do see that anywhere I am, whether it's doing interviews a hundred in a row, that every situation I'm in, I'm at choice in the matter.
I'm the same kind of guy before all this happened.
Optics, developing in us through study, teach us to see.
You're in the lap of the gods. If people go, they go, and if they don't.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
In soft regions are born soft men.
He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found.
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
Now comes the reign of iron.