You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere.
A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can't do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Sometimes I'm really dressed up, and it really turns me on.
I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.
When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him.
Dwelling upon the self too much produces terrible fatigue. A man in that position is deaf and blind to everything else. The fatigue itself makes him cease to see the marvels all around.
Europeans are incredibly negative about America at the moment. I think they lose sight of the fact that the country's a very divided place right now.
I believe that we must understand the economy of the situation.
The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same.
Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow.
I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.
Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer.
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
Buy, buy, buy, buy! They want to grab you and trap you and turn you into little Elizabeth Hurleys.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.
When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. When you turn your back, you've lost her.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation -.
What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not.
Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
I'm very picky and I'm in a situation where it's a big crossover.
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.
It turned out that the country was helpless in the face of a new reality.
I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.