Learn to laugh. Seriousness is a sin, and it is a disease. Laughter has tremendous beauty, a lightness. It will bring lightness to you, and it will give you wings to fly.
But seriously, I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important. Let's get our priorities straight. I think we all know what's really important in life - winning an Oscar.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
The beautiful thing about it is that no two directors or actors work the same way. You also learn not to be afraid of discussion and conflict.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
He is an eloquent man who can treat humble subjects with delicacy, lofty things impressively and moderate things temperately.
You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Something I learned very early on in my career is that there are a lot of things that you do not have any power over.
All the children in the school should learn the steps of everything, before they learn the thing, then they know which step they're doing better, because your voice is in certain steps and has to do most of the things that have been composed in those steps.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
I really feel sorry for people who are, who divide their whole life up into 'things that I like' and 'things that I must do.' You're only here for a short time, mate. Learn to like it.
Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.
It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.