I ate a bug once. It was flying around me. I was trying to get it away. It went right in my mouth. It was so gross!
The new spirituality will step away from dogma, will step away from 'We're right and you're wrong.'
There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.
A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.
The first kiss I had was the most disgusting thing in my life. The girl injected about a pound of saliva into my mouth, and when I walked away I had to spit it all out.
But it is true that some magazines have a policy to show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers. Naomi is right. It's not fair, and I wish it would change.
Don't waste time and energy trying to find the right words, worrying how to present it so that people will not judge you. Don't worry about embarrassment. Reveal yourself to yourself. Don't protect yourself from yourself.
I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what's more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
Whenever a mind is simple and receives a divine wisdom, old things pass away, - means, teachers, texts, temples fall;it lives now, and absorbs past and future into the present hour.? All things are made sacred by relation to it,-one as much as another.?All things are disolved to ther center by thier cause.
Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films.
Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world.
I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button.
I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.
Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.
To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first - if you're not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines - ones that are no longer used.
I certainly wasn't able to get it when I was a kid growing up on the Lower East Side; it was very hard at that time for me to balance what I really believed was the right way to live with the violence I saw all around me - I saw too much of it among the people I knew.
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.