Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
I'm a lucky person because I've been loved a lot. I have a great family.
Let us hold our discussion together in our own persons, making trial of the truth and of ourselves.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
I'm not a marketing person. I don't ask myself questions. I go by instinct.
Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric.
Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin.
Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better.
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
Death is our constant companion, and it is death that gives each person's life its true meaning.
A person who is wise does nothing against his will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
If you're playing somebody who is not you, then you can imagine that you are that person. You can feel like he feels, move like he moves, look like he looks - in your own mind.
There's something that sort of weirds me out about actors who want to be rock stars, and the other way around too.
Great acting may be a turn-on, but it won't make me fantasize about the person for a week.
I had moments of my actions and words not reflecting who it is I am - if that defines a punk, then yes, absolutely.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.
If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.
I was the little white kid who rocked the turntables.
It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.