When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.