As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.
I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.
Testing oneself is best when done alone.
Men do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parage.? Thier works are done as an apology or extenuation of thier living in the world.-as invalids and the insane pay a high? board.? Thier virtues are penances.? I do not wish to expiate, but to live.? My life is for itself and not a spectacle.?I can not consent to pay for privilege where I have intrinsic right.
I respect people who can do both careers, like Will Smith and a couple of other people who have done it, but I just don't know when they sleep.
He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.
And of course, the musician - if he's serious - always answers: My last album is my best, otherwise I wouldn't have done it.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
The masters have been done away with; the morality of the common man has triumphed.
Run for office? No. I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs, and I've been to too many parties.
I have never done a thriller, and it will just be really fun for me to heave and pant and run and climb and break windows and scream every once in a while.
When I was outed, it was like, That's done.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
I mean, you have to be able - you have to have made the commitment within yourself to do whatever it takes to get the job done and to try to inspire other people to do it, because obviously the first rule is you can't do it by yourself.
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.
I know that he Matthew Broderick doesn't have his laundry done, and that he hasn't had a hot meal in days. That stuff weighs on my mind.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down .
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.