The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor.
Unless and until Barack Obama addresses the full depth of Americans’ anger with his full arsenal of policy smarts and political gifts his presidency and worse our economy will be paralyzed.
Every building is a prototype. No two are alike.
It was all that stuff about taking your parents’ car when you’re 13 sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager rather than as a present parent.
Another principle is the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
The Internet is the hope of an integrated world without frontiers a common world without controlling owners a world of opportunities and equality. This is a utopia that we have been dreaming about and is a world in which each and every one of us are protagonists of a destiny that we have in our hands.
A metaphysical tour de force of untethered meaning and involuting interlocking contrapuntal rhythms ‘The Clock’ is more than a movie or even a work of art. It is so strange and other-ish that it becomes a stream-of-consciousness algorithm unto itself – something almost inhuman.
Every parting is a form of death as every reunion is a type of heaven.
Only in growth reform and change paradoxically enough is true security to be found.
I hate to say this but I’ll repeat it: After death all we know that you do is stink.
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the leader is a servant.
When God speaks oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
I get to do the most amazing things. We call it Host in Peril quite often because people love to see me risk my life or be in danger.
Obviously comedic styles do change.
Democrats are people who raise your taxes and spend your money on weird stuff. They steal your guns and they spit on your faith.
You don’t want to be too cool. But you don’t want to be too dorky. Still I find it so much better to see a guy at a club being a dork and having fun than trying to be sexy.
The architect Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years.
Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.
Goodness is about character – integrity honesty kindness generosity moral courage and the like. More than anything else it is about how we treat other people.
Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field the results have been disastrous.
Dick Van Dyke was my first idol. He’s an amazing physical comedian like a classic clown but also very smart and not afraid to show vulnerability.
Sayles could pull a performance out of a dog. I’m serious. He was just amazing. The world could fall apart and he remained on neutral.
I feel that marrying younger and being quite a young dad helped me with the stability of my career.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.