A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.
I leave before being left. I decide.
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
I've a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
They've also, the government's decided now, what sexual content is.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy.
Somewhere in talking and rehearsing, there is a magical moment where actors catch a current, they're on the right road. If they really catch it, then whatever they do from then on is correct and it all comes out of them from that point on.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment.
There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment.
I don't think of it at the moment, but the roles that interest me are those of young people.
Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me.