Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play.
Is it a surprise that into the vessel, in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance, not even the slightest, to being there, it should enter and should rise in a column high enough to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up?
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
These days man knows the price of everything, but the value of nothing.
Everything changes permantly. How boring if it wouldn't.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Often it is not even advantageous to know what will be.
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
I'm a historian in my own mind.
The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellencies, are open likewise to the greatest aberrations.
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie.
If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
O' What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Breath is the link between mind and body.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.
My dressing table was willed to me, with some of my furniture.
I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.