The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly.
Quote by Homer
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Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
In saffron-colored mantle, from the tides of ocean rose the morning to bring light to gods and men.
The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.
All men have need of the gods.
How God ever brings like to like.
It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive.
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
A small rock holds back a great wave.
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.
Three things are to be looked to in a building: that it stands on the right spot; that it be securely founded; that it be successfully executed.
I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.
I know, to banish anger altogether from one's breast is a difficult task. It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort. It can be done only by God's grace.
There is one art of which man should be master, the art of reflection.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
I still think that movies are amazing I respect actors and directors.
I mean, I love L.A. - I love living here. But I wish that we could make things without the need to hit a home run every single time. It's a unique thing to Hollywood that if you don't do that every time, then you're considered a failure.
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
To my daughter Leonora without whose never failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been completed in half the time.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.