Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist, others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite of the repugnance of nature; I know of no one who claims it easily exists without any resistance from nature.
I find it hard to understand why Scorsese has never called. You know, given the natural menace I bring to the screen.
No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.
They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
Thence, I suppose, my natural disposition to make fresh acquaintances, and to break with them so readily, although always for a good reason, and never through mere fickleness.
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
Nature never breaks her own laws.
Working hard is very important. You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take those risks, to be able to jump over the hurdles, to be able to break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
Well first of all, it's hard to shoot a movie and break for a long time and then come back and do, in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming.
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
For me, the number three seems to have a particular significance, relevant in some strange ways to the relation between man and nature.
That's what I love from metal, and that's what I love from hip-hop. That's what I love from any music that's hard, that's got an edge to it-The attitude in it.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
The bow kept taut will quickly break, kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it.
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.