Quotes of the day
There was a great complexity to my father. He was a devoted family man. But, in the same breath, he simply was not suited to an anchored life. He should have been somebody who had a backpack, an old map, a bit of change in his pocket and that was it - roaming the world.
In the John Paul II days, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger had the advantage of staying in his cupboard - the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - exchanging views only with the Pope, and speaking publicly only through carefully written missives on doctrinal issues.
Well, I've had to deal with everything in my life... leavin' the family, learnin' what not and what to do.
And the only thing to do with a sin is to confess, do penance and then, after some kind of decent interval, ask for forgiveness.
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about.
I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late start without me.
The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.
Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.
Atheism is a religion itself complete with fanatics and bigots.
In Hollywood, if you have any success, you have this fear: What do you have to do to hang onto it?
I never felt so close to a guitar as that silver one with mirrors that I used on stage all the time.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.