I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind.
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There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no.
Food tells you everything about the way people live and who they are.
Film in the 20th century, it's the American art form, like jazz.
Very often I've known people who wouldn't say a word to each other, but they'd go to see movies together and experience life that way.
It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily.
Any film, or to me any creative endeavour, no matter who you're working with, is, in many cases, a wonderful experience.
I mean, music totally comes from your soul.
If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
In America, now, let us - Christian, Jew, Muslim, agnostic, atheist, wiccan, whatever - fight nativism with the same strength and conviction that we fight terrorism. My faith calls on its followers to love one's enemies. A tall order, that - perhaps the tallest of all.
When art wins, everyone wins.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
My inspiration was my mom. She's a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young age I understood that.