An idea is salvation by imagination
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Nothing is black or white.
The day of individual happiness has passed