Give them pleasure--the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
Jerome P Fleishman
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
A book should serve as the ax to break the frozen sea within us
I'm a lazy writer. My idea of heaven is not writing. On the other hand, I'm obviously compulsive about it.
I'd like to be remembered as a guy who tried — tried to be part of his times, tried to help people communicate with one another, tried to find some decency in his own life, tried to extend himself as a human being. Someone who isn't complacent, who doesn't cop out.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
There’s a time when a man needs to fight, and a time when he needs to accept that his destiny is lost, that the ship has sailed, and that only a fool would continue. The truth is, I’ve always been a fool.
I leave before being left. I decide.
I'm notorious for giving a bad interview. I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.