If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoevski, all of us.
There are such beings as vampires, some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples.
We always have a tendency to see those things that do not exist and to be blind to the great lessons that are right there before our eyes.
Just as the universe unfolds from a center and stretches out toward the four cardinal points, the village comes into existence around an intersection.
I know that I have lived because I have felt, and, feeling giving me the knowledge of my existence, I know likewise that I shall exist no more when I shall have ceased to feel.
If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
I exist as I am, that is enough.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.
When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence.
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
Liberal institutions straightway cease from being liberal the moment they are soundly established: once this is attained no more grievous and more thorough enemies of freedom exist than liberal institutions.
This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
If I didn't have my camera to remind me constantly, I am here to do this, I would eventually have slipped away, I think. I would have forgotten my reason to exist.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best the people honor and praise. The next the people fear, and the next the people hate. When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'we did it ourselves!
The transcendent models of temples enjoy a spiritual, incorruptible celestial existence.
The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.