Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
I try not to do scenes a certain way, because then I become conscious of it, and it dosen't come off as realistic. I try to make it so that I'm not really aware of what I'm doing.
Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.
Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home.
I like directors who come on the set and create something that's a little dangerous, difficult or unusual.
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all.
On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking.
If I were reincarnated, I'd want to come back a buzzard. Nothing hates him or envies him or wants him or needs him. He is never bothered or in danger, and he can eat anything.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.'
I come from this really small town near Nashville, Tennessee, where everything was la-di-da and normal.
Here comes 40. I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari. I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package.
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film.
The days that are still to come are the wisest witnesses.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Also, if you have an accident, you can't start to dance again at the top, you're too weak; you start with the easy things - the way you did them when you were young, and come up up up, the way you did then.
I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning and they come along and they lead. The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats, they do exist. They have existed.
I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.