Quotes of the day
I love storytelling and I love just relating directly to an audience. That's why we do theatre, it's because we love contact with the audience. We love the fact that the audience will change us. The way the audience responds makes us change our performance.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
I grew up in Tuscany in a very poor family. My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
Without imagination we can go nowhere. And imagination is not restricted to the arts. Every scientist I have met who has been a success has had to imagine.
Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain. Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
I'm pretty upfront about my love and admiration for the military. One of the perks of making movies is that you get to sort of follow your own passions, and I believe quite passionately that we don't pay enough attention and respect to our veterans. Not just our wounded veterans, but all veterans.
Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose?
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.
But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building.