If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation.
Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it.
The views of space and time which I wish to lay before you have sprung from the soil of experimental physics, and therein lies their strength.
Directing, I realize, on film is far more personal, you know. Cinema really is a director's medium. This is a very personal film.
I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well.
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.
If somebody ever wished to be me for a day, they'd be the most pissed-off person once they got here. They would be, like, in hell.
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don't; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
And everything is controlled and everybody is a member of some committee, because then their watchdogs placed in the committees can control everything, what this person says or how this person think(s), you know.
Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
Maybe philosophy - I love talking about ideas. Or maybe art history. I was thinking about psychology, then I got really afraid because everybody says it's terribly boring.
I'm a very determined person.
It's going to take a certain man for me to ever get involved with, because he'll have to realize I don't have two children, I have three. Tommy is always going to always be a part of my life.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
I didn't really care if I had a coach that much, me personally, because I was brought up to think for myself.
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
Any colour - so long as it's black.
I wish I could score everything for horns.
I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.
All of us every single year, we're a different person. I don't think we're the same person all our lives.