There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from a friend.
The great thing about the business is how Darwinian it is. We have to swim or die - if you are found wanting over a period of time, you've either got to change what you're doing or find something else to do.
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.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
I don't believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It's a mean thing, life.
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
He's the most incredible man. He's so generous and kind, and he helps so many people, and, um, he makes me laugh like I've never laughed, and he's a great friend.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.
It's funny how it usually works out that I end up dying. It sort of works out, because by the time I die, I'm usually tired of working on that particular movie, so I look forward to it.
I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends call it.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.
I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'
It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great '30's film.
I love music and musicians. And seeing great artists dropped from labels was really frustrating and sad to me.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage.
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.