"A penny for your thoughts?" "A dollar for your death."
from the Odd Couple Felix and Oscar
The best cure for hypochondria is to forget about your own body and get interested in someone else s.
In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.
Live every day like it's your last.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
When you can't remember why you're hurt, that's when you're healed.
Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car.
To be successful in show business, all you need are 50 good breaks.
We are not victims of the world we see, we are victims of the way we see the world.
Cancer is enough to get my attention.
I was at a point where I was ready to say I am what I am because of what I am and if you like me I'm grateful, and if you don't, what am I going to do about it?
I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect.
A man who doesn't dream is like a man who doesn't sweat: he stores up a lot of poison.
A person who is keen to shake your hand usually has something up his sleeve.
Sir Alec Guiness
My worst fear is that I'll end up living in some run-down duplex on Wilshire wearing pants hiked up to my nipples and muttering under my breath.
If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.
I just don't know why they're shooting at us. All we want to do is bring them democracy and white bread. Transplant the American dream. Freedom. Achievement. Hyperacidity. Affluence. Flatulence. Technology. Tension. The inalienable right to an early coronary sitting at your desk while plotting to stab your boss in the back. ~Hawkeye, M*A*S*H, "O.R."
I see myself as 38, but you don't notice it.
One good thing can be said for inflation: without it there would be no football.
If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it's just a drunk. If a Negro does, it's the whole damn Negro race.
I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default.
I slip from workaholic to bum real easy.
Love is a self-manifested notion depending on how lonely you are - so if you're really attracted to someone, and you're really lonely, I think you can fall in love in an instant. It's all about where you're at.
Talent is the ability to say things well, but genius is the ability to, well, say things.
I look for good possibilities in movies. I don't look for perfection.
I work in a strange business, and trust is a word that's not even in the vocabulary.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering and it's all over much too soon.