Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.
Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.
This process is alchemy: its founder is the smith Vulcan.
I think I don't want to use drugs or medicine, so nothing. The only way is to go on stage and to hope.
So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that.
Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements.
Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he and his people did during their stay in power.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
Women were real box office stars in the '40s, more so than men. People loved to see women's films. I think it was better then, except for the studio system.
And since the fit manner of preparation is not to be found in pharmaceuticals, we must explore further; that is to say, we must learn from alchemy.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
The medicine increases the disease.
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
I want to do exactly what I want to do. I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
I've worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It's not that long ago. I like to think that I'm just a regular guy.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
When people protest and are upset with a movie, it becomes a big hit. They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office. So let's get that going.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other.