She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong.
Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder.
The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all.
To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices. Want to or not, you're thinking about what you're doing in life-in my case, dancing.
It's crazy how you can get yourself in a mess sometimes and not even be able to think about it with any sense and yet not be able to think about anything else.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
I'm not afraid of heights. I rock climb. I can repel off the side of a building.
Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled.
There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
I was not naturally intellectual, but somebody whose interest had to be whetted, still the case sadly.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
You've got to have a sense of humour about sex. When you look at it, it's all pretty ridiculous, isn't it?
The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists. But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the rare instances where the term fits.
It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years.