Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
I have made it a rule never to smoke more that one cigar at a time.
When I was young, I kissed my first woman and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. Believe me, never since have I wasted any more time on tobacco.
I did smoke pot a few times but nothing else. I would never inject. I'm too fond of the drink. I can go two weeks or more without it, but then I'm quite enthusiastic to get back to the taste again.
I didn't really want to live, so anything that was an investment in time made me angry... but also I just felt sad. When the hopelessness is hurting you, it's the fixtures and fittings that finish you off.
One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time.
Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.
It's rare when you have everything going perfectly all at the same time.
Wait for the wisest of all councilors, time.
I wouldn't say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
Every time you walk down the street people are screaming, 'You're fired!'
Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
I was taken in by what might be called the Hard Times version of the Communists' advertising or recruiting technique.
It took me a long time to film the plastic bag, and then I had to get the cut of the scene right. But if you find it as beautiful as the character does, then suddenly it becomes a different movie, and so did he as a character.
For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom - that may be necessary in religion, but in time a scientific result will establish itself.
Sex and drugs were simply not discussed in our culture at that time.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.
I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
Laughter is such a healthy exercise. Somebody is laughing - that's perfectly good exercise, join him. Somebody is being playful - if you have time, join him.