Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.