If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.
There is a saying that every nice piece of work needs the right person in the right place at the right time.
The tools I need for my work are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey.
Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds.
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge.
And I'm not a personality; otherwise I'd be coming out with an album, performing on MTV. All that stuff is possible and I can do that tomorrow. I just have no need.
Since I had the baby I can't tolerate anything violent or sad, I saw the Matrix and I had my eyes closed through a lot of it, though I didn't need to. I would peek, and then think, oh OK, I can see that.
And if we're all one, we need to stop our competition with each other. Most of the decisions we make are about survival and winning.
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
What is it in us that makes us feel the need to keep pretending... we gotta let ourselves be.
You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
What I needed was a connection to life that was real and lasting.
It is something actresses need to go through and I think they look forward to being naked in a movie. I don't know why, but it is something you need to exhaust from yourself.
I am interested in things happening around me, and I need to understand what's going on in other artistic sectors like music and literature.
I don't shop because I need something, I just shop for shopping's sake.
We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.