Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
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I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
Strong women only marry weak men.
An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
I've lost my faith in science.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
The state comes into existence for the sake of life and continues to exist for the sake of good life.
The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.
Americans are terrified because so many of them have been laid off in recent years and months and they fear that they may be next. Even if they have not been laid off or have not known anyone laid off, they definitely know someone who has lost his home.
Everyone can write, but not everyone can be a poet.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody.
You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other - the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies.
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.