Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
I just heard a very funny story about somebody who died yesterday, I'm sorry to say so but it was so absurd that you can't help laughing. And the person that was concerned about that story was laughing too.
No, no, I was only funny on stage, really. I, I, think I was funny as a person toward my classmates when I was very young. You know, when I was a child, up to about the age of 12.
Like any young person, I do what I want.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid.
When you love a person all fear disappears. And when you are afraid all love disappears.
James Stewart was so kind and considerate and had such personal integrity.
My kids are young and my life with them is really stimulating and really full and significant.
I wouldn't have thought of myself as a person who could guide anybody and then it turned out that I can.
Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don't make the same mistake twice.
I was a crazy young man who let himself be blinded by his passions and obeyed only the impulses of the moment.
The difficulty of writing a good theatre play set in new reality was even greater given that the level of similitude to life that is allowed in a film would not work on the stage.
I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.
A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
My career decisions have nothing to do with my personal life.
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.