In love, no certainty is ultimate... That elementary thing - the feeling that you are loved - must be certified again and again, because one doubt,one mistake razes everything to madness and ecstasy.
Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
But my sense in talking to people when I travel is that the film business is not that dissimilar from a lot of other businesses.
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
If you find a saint who has no sense of humour, then he is not a saint at all.
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
If I ever have sex with someone I might be able to develop a sense of humor.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
The programme has ended, something has finished, and he has a sense of something having finished its course, and then all of a sudden he turns away and this other thing has just finished its course, this other person.
We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.
I have never smuggled anything in my life. Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier?
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
I didn't get the degree because in my last year, for my thesis film I made a feature called Permanent Vacation and they'd given me a scholarship, the Louis B Mayer fellowship and they made a mistake.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.