Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
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Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
When I die, I hope to go to Heaven, whatever the Hell that is.
I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
Success is not to be pursued it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.