Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Evil gains work their punishment.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.
Working on the Samurai sword is very different because your body position has to be very still. It's a much quieter was of fighting.
I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had. And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would. I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled.
You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
I find little in the works of Beethoven, Berlioz, Wagner and others when they are led by a conductor who functions like a windmill.