Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
Many people are capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
Wise guidance never violates people's Free Will. A superior who demands obedience of his subordinates should show respect for their capacity to understand, and also for their innate right to their own free will.
Years ago I realized that maybe I made mistake, politically, when I turned a lot of that stuff down. I would go off to obscure places and make movies that six people went to see.
There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.
But I don't like to, tell people how old I am. I like that to be a mystery.
The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret elevators and other ways of getting in and out of places so that people won't bother me.
I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.
Wild at Heart made a few people angry-they thought I was exploiting women by showing that when a woman says no she really means yes.
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play.
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is.
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
I only want people around me who can do the impossible.
USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population.
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
I don't like people to feel completely described by the clothes they wear of mine. I want them to feel that they're describing themselves.