Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don't apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does.
What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me.
Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.
Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Truth and the knowledge of the ages are often the hardest and most intangible thing to learn in life. But, once comprehended and fully understood, they will provide the possessor with a wealth of wisdom and insight more valuable than both gold and diamonds combined.
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Love and work are the only two real things in our lives. They belong together, otherwise it is off. Work is in itself a form of love.
Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he and his people did during their stay in power.
When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.
There are two things a real man likes - danger and play. And he likes women because she is the most dangerous of playthings.
I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know.
When we first shot it, something very, very weird happened, and it's a good example of how things work intuitively or are improvised.