It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
It is wrong to think that the task of physics is to find out how Nature is. Physics concerns what we say about Nature.
I'll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
I am imperfect in many things, nevertheless I want my brethren and kinsfolk to know my nature so that they may be able to perceive my soul's desire.
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbors.
Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.
The unnatural, that too is natural.
To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult.
The world is against individuality. It is against your being just your natural self. It wants you just to be a robot, and because you have agreed to be a robot you are in trouble. You are not a robot.
The excessive increase of anything often causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Nothing is rich but the inexhaustible wealth of nature. She shows us only surfaces, but she is a million fathoms deep.
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling.