No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
This is what I wanted. They tell me that London is the best field in history. I wanted to be part of that. Because everyone will be there it will be a wonderful challenge for me. You can see the best runners, how they look, how they run. For me to beat the best is what counts.
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
We wanted to step off our island and add the color of the third world. We got gold cigarette paper and stuck it around our teeth. We really did look like pirates and dressed to look the part.
My "fear" is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
The best part about being friends with your parents is that no matter what you do, they have to keep loving you.
The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity.
What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can't work out another route. You've just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me.
Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.
Feelings do not grow old along with the body. Feelings form part of a world I don't know, but it's a world where there's no time, so space, no frontiers.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
The best part about being with a group is that you don't have to do everything alone. You're with your friends.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
It's the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world.
I haven't found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.
I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.