A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.
The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret elevators and other ways of getting in and out of places so that people won't bother me.
It doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people doesn't add up to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed. I speak figuratively, of course.
I have to act to live.
Sir Lawrence Olivier
There are no small number of people in this world who, solitary by nature, always try to go back into their shell like a hermit crab or a snail.
Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.
Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.
Actor Edmund Gwenn
When you become a star, you don't change - everyone else does
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
They can't censor the gleam in my eye.
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
Stephen Vincent Benet
Give them pleasure--the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.
Everyone has his reasons.
I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-- it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference; every word of it would be true from beginning to end.
Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us.
His spiritual insights were in three major areas: First, he has inspired mankind to see the world anew as the ultimate reality. Second, he perceived and described the physical universe itself as immanently divine. And finally, he challenged us to accept the ultimate demands of modern science which assign humanity no real or ultimate importance in the universe while also aspiring us to lives of spiritual celebration attuned to the awe, beauty and wonder about us.