I don't want to do anything that violates my own personal code of ethics and morals.
What my father gave me more than anything else is great tutoring and a great brain, frankly. You know, my father's brother was a top person at MIT, went to MIT, graduated from MIT, was a teacher at MIT, a professor at MIT, a great engineer. I mean, you know, I have very good genes.
Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we've ever known.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.
What is the use of writing plays, what is the use of writing anything, if there is not a will which finally moulds chaos itself into a race of gods.
American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
You've gotta believe in yourself, and you just have to work harder at it than you've ever worked at anything before in your life. And if you keep doing that and keep believing in yourself, great things do happen.
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
There's nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It's a thing no married man knows anything about.
I'd rather not have anything than be a liar.
I'm a spokesman for myself. It just so happens that there's a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I'm just as confused as most people. I don't have the answers for anything.
One of the great cosmic laws, I think, is that whatever we hold in our thought will come true in our experience. When we hold something, anything, in our thought, then somehow coincidence leads us in the direction that we've been wishing to lead ourselves.
Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
To do anything to a high level, it has to be total obsession.
Fame itself... doesn't really afford you anything more than a good seat in a restaurant.
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.