There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very frightened for their children, so you tended to be isolated. I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.
Any sane person would have left long ago. But I cannot. I have my sons.
I find George Bush and Dick Cheney frightening, Donald Rumsfeld and John Ashcroft frightening.
And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it.
To make Michael Myers frightening, I had him walk like a man, not a monster.
The hardest problem of a girl's life is to find out why a man seems bored if she doesn't respond to him, and frightened if she does.
My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
What scares me is what scares you. We're all afraid of the same things. That's why horror is such a powerful genre. All you have to do is ask yourself what frightens you and you'll know what frightens me.
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important.
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
The poet is a madman lost in adventure.
I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given. I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.
Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred.