It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
France is the only nation in which astoundingly small numbers of civilized patrons reside.
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Of course the light source must be very restricted for the large number of beams corresponding to the various kinds of light to appear separately.
I will do everything I can to bring the Number One to Ferrari. The whole team and all the fans deserve it.
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Water is the driving force of all nature.
The new spirituality will also base itself on a third very large spiritual understanding, which is that life is eternal. Most religious people claim to believe that, but very few people actually live as if that were true.
New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.
With Bound, we wanted to pull at conventions, because you begin to wonder, Why do these stereotypes exist? Where do they come from? You use that as the subtext.
Do your duty, and leave the outcome to the Gods.
A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time, it is common to all, hence the incomparably indivisible union that exists between human beings.
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
The joy of life is not a profane type of enjoyment: it reveals the bliss of existing, of sharing in the spontaneity of life and the majesty of the world.
I admit I'm being paid well, but it's no more than I deserve. After all, I've been screwed more times than a hooker.
I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.