What you're paying for is technique. And the opportunity to look truly wicked. Isn't it worth it as long as you look wicked and feel good?
To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal, to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
I haven't done a marathon for a long time. So we'll see. I will need good luck.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
Annette, with great patience and good spirit, tolerated my many long absences when experiments were carried out at distant laboratories.
For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.
I never said I wanted to be around for a long time. I always said I wanted to be here for a good time.
I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good.
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
Martina and I went through a very bad five years. Everything's very good between us now, but it was a long haul.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.