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People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that's also a hypocrite!
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
I treat the camera like a person - I gaze into it. Photos are a flat thing, and you need to put life into them.
Sometimes we let life guide us, and other times we take life by the horns. But one thing is for sure: no matter how organized we are, or how well we plan, we can always expect the unexpected.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile.
It's one of the worst-kept secrets of family life that all parents have a preferred son or daughter, and the rules for acknowledging it are the same everywhere: The favored kids recognize their status and keep quiet about it - the better to preserve the good thing they've got going and to keep their siblings off their back.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
And I've always said, 'If two people think the same thing about everything, one of them isn't necessary.' We need to be able to understand that if we're going to make real progress.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
Sometimes the nicest thing to do with a guitar is just look at it.
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There's immense happiness that can come from working towards that.
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.
We need to understand that we are not each others' enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction... that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are.
Songs really are like a form of time travel because they really have moved forward in a bubble. Everyone who's connected with it, the studio's gone, the musicians are gone, and the only thing that's left is this recording which was only about a three-minute period maybe 70 years ago.
Well, the first thing is that I love monsters, I identify with monsters.
Guillermo del Toro
If Heaven exists, to know that there's laughter, that would be a great thing.
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