Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Humility is attentive patience.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
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.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.