The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
I've never done anything so political before. I've spent years shouting my mouth off about serious issues over dinner tables but never really had the confidence to express my views in a song.
The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
Testing oneself is best when done alone.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
My concern is to continue respecting my work as I've done since I began as an actor and I could only do that if I'm strong enough to keep on doing what I think best in an artistic way.
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best the people honor and praise. The next the people fear, and the next the people hate. When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'we did it ourselves!
I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
I'm just experimenting with every different type of music you can imagine and seeing where my voice lies and what sounds best. I think when I do finally do the album it will be very eclectic - just loads of different stuff on it. That's what I am hoping.
I will begin with this confession: whatever I have done in the course of my life, whether it be good or evil, has been done freely; I am a free agent.
He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The best sex I have ever had was with my vibrator.
My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it.
Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese.
But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.