Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.
Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.
Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.
Maybe it's because my mother divorced and my grandmother divorced, so maybe I'm frightened deep down. But then I also feel there is no real need. Why do I need to get married? To reassure me? No I don't need reassurance.
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.
I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines.
I think the media is a real demon.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
Actually, I only have a few friends in real life. And when I say friends, I'm referring to those people who I've known since the 1960s.
My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honour as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want... well, that's where you're right. But - and I am only saying this because I care - there's a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.
Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.
I should point out, however, that at first some difficulty was experienced in observing the phenomena predicted by the theory, owing to the extreme smallness of the variations in the period of oscillation.
Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be - like the reality of yesterday - an illusion tomorrow.
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil.