I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Give up trying to make me give up
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.