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I think any writer is a fool if he doesn't do it for money. There needs to be some kind of incentive in addition to the project. It all goes together. It's fun to sit there and think of characters and get them into action, then be paid for it. I can't believe it when writers tell me 'I don't want to show my work to anybody'.
If you have a relative who's lost interest in everything and doesn't get out of bed, who doesn't care for things they used to, can't imagine anything that would give them any pleasure, don't fool around with it; get therapy, get help, get medication if that's right for you, or talk therapy, or something.
Don't you understand how dramatic it is to be a comic? To be a fool, to get people to laugh at this show-off? Milton Berle could take Laurence Olivier and stick him under the table if he wanted to. And so could I.
I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.
I try to be unafraid of making a fool of myself.
When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
You have to muster a certain amount of belief that you're not making a mistake and you're not a fool. And this means you have to have faith.
When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it.
I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
I don't really like the gym. I like to fool my body. I run around the beach and then there's scaffolding so I can just do different pulls-ups there.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
I never, ever, saw the evil Steve Jobs. He was always the most well-mannered and respectful guy I knew. And we got to be pretty good friends. He didn't suffer fools gladly. I guess he didn't think I was a fool.
Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
Lars von Trier
The man who has everything figured out is probably a fool.
I try not to kid myself. You know, I don't mind romancing someone else, but to fool yourself is pretty devastating and dangerous.
In Britain, because I live here, I can also run into problems of envy and competition. But all this is just in a day's work for a writer. You can't put stuff out there without someone calling you a complete fool. Oh, well.
Alain de Botton
I've been very much intrigued by and impressed with women. But I've never been intimidated. Even if I make a fool of myself, it's better to have tried.
The fool inherits, but the wise must get.
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.
I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool.
The first rule to living in America is 'Stop tap dancing, you fool!'.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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