What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?
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Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything Godlike about God it is that. He dared to imagine everything.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
Develop an interest in life as you see it the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
I have a kind of boring personal life, to the paparazzi anyway, and I don't hang with the cool crowd.
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.
Since I travel so much, it's always great to be home. There's nothing like getting to raid my own refrigerator at two in the morning.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Lord of the Rings was my first experience making movies and at the time, I had no ideas how movies were done. I thought that's the way they're done, so in a way, I had nothing to compare it to.
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
For visions come not to polluted eyes.