Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Boards don't hit back.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.