Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
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.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Humility is attentive patience.
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.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
That which costs little is less valued.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!