No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest good.
The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.
Endure and persist, this pain will turn good by and by.
Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
The only thing he ought to consider, if he does anything, is whether he does right or wrong, whether it is what a good man does or a bad man.
What good is it to live a life that brings pains?
Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
I almost resent the whole fashion thing. Good God- never wearing the same thing twice and all of those things. It's a pain in the ass.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
I'm very happy with the way I write. I think I do it good. But I've never really considered myself a writer.
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
I can't wait to be that age and hanging out with a bunch of people hanging out all day playing golf and going to the beach, all my own age. We'd be laughing and having a good time and getting loopy on our prescription drugs. Driving golf carts around. I can't wait.
If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the playgrounds are going to be very good there! I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind of job where I can bring my child to work.
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
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.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.
It had a very good arrangement by Herbie Hancock, but it used existing pieces.
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.