I hate Iran. I hate the Iranian government. It's a cruel and evil government.
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When there's a war, people get married.
All my friends' mothers were appalling women.
I don't think that the feminist movement has done much for the characters of women.
Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time.
Sometimes I think what I write is funny in its quiet way.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
You cannot escape the fact that women mould your first five years, whether you like it or not. And I can't say I do like it very much.
I wanted to write about my mother as she should have been if she had not been messed up by World War I.
There's an unconscious bias in our society: girls are wonderful boys are terrible. And to be a boy, or young man, growing up, having to listen to all this, it must be painful.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.
Just hit my 75th birthday, I'm feeling great!
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
The ordinary American - as far as I can tell - knows so much less than he did fifty years ago and has such poor work habits compared with fifty years ago that the average multiplicand of knowledge/capabilities is a much smaller number than it was in 1961.
You have to listen to the people who have a negative opinion as well as those who have positive opinion. Just to make sure that you are blending all these opinions in your mind before a decision is made.
Failure is an enigma. You worry about it, and it teaches you something.
The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.