Know not to revere human things too much.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.
Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
You can't have a relationship when you're shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It's a time thing and it's a together thing.
I went on countless auditions. I begged my parents until I finally was allowed to be in a theatrical play when I was 13. It was the most important thing in my life.
The best thing about modern living is anaesthesia.
Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
A fearful man is always hearing things.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody had said it before.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
Joy is not in things; it is in us.
I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it's OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink.
When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture.
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.
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.
I never really thought about being an actress or being anything like that. I was always a bit scared as well because of the thing about models becoming an actress and all that.
People do see me as sweet and innocent. Not to say that I am not those things. But I have other sides to me.
All things truly wicked start from innocence.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
Paint the essential character of things.