People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The future ain't what it used to be.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Humility is attentive patience.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.