[first lines] Him: Sorry, what was your name again? Packy: Packy. Him: Packy? Packy: Yeah. Him: Are we lost, P
Him: The director is so young he hasn't even been born yet.
Him: Am I bothering you standing here? Scarlet: You are... three feet from my face
Male Receptionist: You made me want to be a woman. Him: I have that effect on people
Him: Hey, Big D. How you like the ride? Big D: [tips his coffee cup towards Morgan Freeman] Him: Race you to the next light! Him: Â¡Ãndale! Â¡Ãndale! Big D: [tips his coffee cup towards Morgan Freeman again - as they speed away] Rhea Pearlman: I'm calling his wife. Big D: No you
[last lines] Him: We'll never see each other again. Scarlet: Neve
Why have you been staring at me ever since we met? Because Iâ€™m not the Gail Wynand youâ€™d heard about. You see, I love you. And love is exception-making. If you were in love youâ€™d want to be broken, trampled, ordered, dominated, because thatâ€™s the impossible, in the inconceivable for you in y
While, politically, a mixed economy preserves the semblance of an organized society with a semblance of law and order, economically it is the equivalent of the chaos that had ruled China for centuries: a chaos of robber gangs looting-and draining-the productive elements of the country.
I cannot stand Tolstoy, and reading him was the most boring literary duty I ever had to perform, his philosophy and his sense of life are not merely mistaken, but evil, and yet, from a purely literary viewpoint, on his own terms, I have to evaluate him as a good writer.
It's not a question of who will allow me to do it, it's a question of who will stop me.
...if men are to be ruled, then the enemy is reason.
Fight for the value of your person. Fight for the virtue of your pride. Fight for the essence of that which is man: for his sovereign rational mind. Fight with the radiant certainty and the absolute rectitude of knowing that yours is the Morality of Life and that yours is the battle for any achievem
Errors of knowledge are not breaches of morality; no proper moral code can demand infallibility or omniscience.
Tell me what a person finds sexually attractive and I will tell you their entire philosophy of life. Show me the person they sleep with and I will tell you their valuation of themselves.
The more propaganda . . . conservatives spread for capitalist economics while at the same time preaching collectivism morally and philosophically , the more nails theyâ€™ll drive into capitalismâ€™s coffin.
In order to be in control of your life, you have to have a purpose-a productive purpose...
There are two principles on which all men of intellectual integrity and good will can agree, as a 'basic minimum,' as a precondition of any discussion, co-operation or movement toward an intellectual Renaissance. . . . They are not axioms, but until a man has proved them to himself and has accepted
When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice, you may know that your society is doomed
Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive. Has any act of selfishness ever equalled the carnage perpetrated by disciples of altruism.
Aquinas brought an Aristotelian view of reason back into European culture, and lighted the way toward the Renaissance.
Don't worry. They're all against me. But I have one advantage: they don't know what they want. I do.
Reason can be fought with reason. How are you going to fight the unreasonable? The trouble with you, my dear, and with most people, is that you donâ€™t have sufficient respect for the senseless. The senseless is the major factor in our lives. You have no chance if it is your enemy.
Self-esteem is reliance on one's power to think. It cannot be replaced by one's power to deceive. The self-confidence of a scientist and the self-confidence of a con man are not interchangeable states, and do not come from the same psychological universe. The success of a man who deals with reality
I refuse to apologize for my ability -- I refuse to apologize for my success -- I refuse to apologize for my money. If this is evil, make the most of it.
I love you so much that nothing can matter to me - not even you...Only my love- not your answer. Not even your indifference
Many words have been granted me, and some are wise, and some are false, but only three are holy: "I will it!