You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
I'm no Ripley. I had doubts that I could play her as strongly as she had to be played, but I must say that it was fun exploring that side of myself. Women don't get to do that very often.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but they are seldom or ever inventors.
The most important lesson I've learned in this business is how to say no. I have said no to a lot of temptations, and I am glad I did.
As long as I can say what it is that I need to say, then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody.
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
What I say now is that the way the world underestimates me will be my greatest weapon. People pat me on the head, and I go to myself, oh, and aren't they going to be surprised.
Why is it so weird that somebody didn't recognize me?... The fact is that whenever I meet somebody, I say, 'Nice to meet you. I'm Julia.'
My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen.
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Of course, I grew up in Communist Romania, but I am happy to say that now our country is democratic, and prospering, since the revolution in 1989.
As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine.
I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot.
It's only at this age that I can say the word 'art' without flinching.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
I sang in church growing up. Memphis is the blues capital of the world, we like to say.
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.