It was my mom and I against the world. We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles.
That is a Medieval way of drawing history, in which they do not respect the law and want the rest of the world to respect the law. That's not possible.
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.
Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
An artist's sphere of influence is the world.
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance.
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism.
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.
There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer.
What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on - is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.
I've learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn't end. I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
My father thought sport was something fun - he didn't know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: 'Good, you can support not just yourself but me too'.
There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night.
I have the biggest hair in the world - and that's official!
For fifteen years I've had Swiss clients who tell me that it's a mystery how the French react to their own artists, especially the painters.