You've got to keep fighting; you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive
There are two kinds of marriages -- where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband.
It's a sad time when you find out that it's not accident or time or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you.
A good deal happens in a man's life that he isn't responsible for. Fortunate openings occur; but it is safe to remember that such breaks are occurring all the time, and other things being equal, the advantage goes to the man who is ready.
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
Daniel Day Lewis
If you have this enormous talent, it's got you by the balls, it's a demon. You can't be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn't that nice a guy.
People think that they just want movies like Pretty Woman, when really they -- at least the ones that I know personally -- have been waiting for something that doesn't completely insult them.
Actually, there is only one first question of government, and it is How should we live? or What kind of people do we want our citizens to be?
George F Will
One certainty we all accept is the condition of being uncertain and insecure.
Even bad books are books, and therefore sacred.
What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others.
The problem is not that the churches are filled with empty pews, but that the pews are filled with empty people.