There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
The spirit of a warrior is not geared to indulging and complaining, nor is it geared to winning or losing. The spirit of a warrior is geared only to struggle, and every struggle is a warrior's last battle on earth. Thus the outcome matters very little to him. In his last battle on earth a warrior lets his spirit flow free and clear. And as he wages his battle, knowing that his intent is impeccable, a warrior laughs and laughs.
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries.
If you want to know about a man you can find out an awful lot by looking at who he married.
Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild.
The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
As you know it is a comedy so everything is a little bit pushed. That's what's funny about this kind of movie is you can laugh about the absurdity, and the bad side of life.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.