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.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
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.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.