What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
It's a risk casting anyone against type or what they're known to do. But there's one thing better than having a great actor, which is having a great actor who's never done what you're asking him to do. He's hungry to get out of the trailer every day and hungry to test himself.
I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world, and do not find in our particular superstition (Christianity) one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.
O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey. We eat everything and nothing eats us.
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
I think the popular music has gone truly weird. It's either cutesy-wutesy or it's hard, nasty stuff. It's good that this has life again with the youth.
Personal columnists are jackals and no jackal has been known to live on grass once he had learned about meat - no matter who killed the meat for him.
The great cosmic illusion is a hierophany... One is devoured by Time, not because one lives in Time, but because one believes in its reality, and therefore forgets or despises eternity.
There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.
I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.
I have known uncertainty: a state unknown to the Greeks.
We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more a man who hath any honesty in him.
You don't want to be photographed? You don't want to be known? Then you don't need to be out there peddling movies.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
I truly felt that was going to be my last tour. So here we are again and I'm saying this will probably be my last tour. That's truly the way I'm looking at it.
That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best - make it all up - but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.
Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time.