As to...old composers like Schubert or Beethoven, I imagine that, while modern music expresses both feeling, thought and imagination, they expressed pure feeling. And you know all day sitting at work, eating, walking, etc., you have hundreds of feelings that can't be put into words. And that is why
Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire.
We have had enough, once and for all, of Hedonism--the gloomy philosophy which says that Pleasure is the only good.
He didn't call his father and mother 'Father' and 'Mother' but Harold and Alberta. They were very up to date and advanced people. They were vegetarians, non-smokers and teetotalers, and wore a special kind of underclothes. In their house there was very little furniture and very few clothes on the be
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
Heaven will display far more variety than Hell.
I have come," said a deep voice behind them. They turned and saw the Lion himself, so bright and real and strong that everything else began at once to look pale and shadowy compared with him.
Emeth came walking forward into the open strip of grass between the bonfire and the Stable. His eyes were shining, his face was solemn, his hand was on his sword-hilt, and he carried his head high. Jill felt like crying when she looked at his face. And Jewel whispered in the King's ear, "By the Lion
Necessity may not be the opposite of freedom, and perhaps a man is most free when, instead of producing motives, he could only say, "I am what I do.
The best swordsman in the world may be disarmed by a trick that's new to him.
There's a time for daring and there's a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.
We were talking briefly about cocaine... yeah. Anything that makes you paranoid and impotent, give me more of that!
The human body was designed by a civil engineer. Who else would run a toxic waste pipeline through a recreational area ?
I had one or two steady girlfriends in high school, but then in college, it was three, four... I went crazy. At one point I had three separate girlfriends, running around mad.
I thought I was fooling people. But it's the old thing of 'they say vodka doesn't smell'. No, not until you sweat. And you just lie and lie and you think 'I can deal with this'. And then you finally go, 'No you can't'. And then you give up.
How much more can you give? Other than, literally, open-heart surgery onstage? Not much. But the only cure you have right now is the honesty of going, this is who you are. I know who I am.
Women have so many levels. There's the physical level, which is a lot of fun. There's this emotional level, which is extremely mercurial.
God gave us a penis and a brain, but not enough blood to use both at the same time
I have a difficult time doing an Irish accent; even now, it kind of fades slowly into Scottish.
There's a world out there. Open a window, and it's there.
I think 'Dead Poets' was probably my favorite, just to get started with the idea of doing a movie that people treated as more than a movie.
No man is an island; but some are peninsulas.
I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you. 3
My children give me a great sense of wonder. Just to see them develop into these extraordinary human beings. And a favorite book as a child? Growing up, it was 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' - I would read the whole C.S. Lewis series out loud to my kids. I was once reading to Zelda, and she
What is this demilitarized zone? Whatever it is, I like it! Gets you on your toes better than a strong cup of cappuccino.
A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven.
Bicycles are pieces of art. You get that combination of kinetic engineering, but then, besides the welds, the paint jobs, the kind of the sculpture of it all is quite beautiful. Bikes have such great lines, and all different styles.
Oh, no. To live... to live would be an awfully big adventure.
I can be trained, I can actually show you how intelligent I am, I can use a word like delicatessen and know what it means.
Sometimes you have to make a movie to make money.