Who was it that said he needed a fulcrum? Give me an unobstructed right-of-way and I'll show them how to move the earth!
The plot of a movie is its motor. It is not an accident that people call pictures 'vehicles' for stars. A vehicle has to move. A plotless story is like an expensive car with a wonderful body design, luxurious seats, upholstery, headlights (production, direction, cast) - and no motor under its hood.
America's abundance was created not by public sacrifices to the common good, but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes. They did not starve the people to pay for America's industrialization. They gave the people bet
It meant nothing to him any longer, only a faint tinge of sadness--and somewhere within him, a drop of pain moving briefly and vanishing, like a raindrop on the glass of a window, its course in the shape of a question mark.
You love your work. God help you, you love it! And thats the curse. That's the brand on your forehead for all of them to see. You love it and they know it, and they know they have you. Do you ever look at the people in the street? Aren't you afraid of them? I am. They move past you and they wear hat
It was beautiful and rare, and you have every right to despise me." She stood pressed to the wall, not moving. "When you came in, I thought 'Send her away.' But I knew that if you went away, I'd run after you. I thought 'I won't say a word.' But I knew that you'd know it before you left. I love you.
Your emotional capacity is an empty motor, and your values are the fuel with which your mind fills it. If you choose a mix of contradictions, it will clog your motor, corrode your transmission and wreck you on your first attempt to move with a machine which you, the driver, have corrupted.
Well, I always know what I want. And when you know what you want--you go toward it. Sometimes you go very fast, and sometimes only an inch a year. Perhaps you feel happier when you go fast. I don't know. I've forgotten the difference long ago, because it really doesn't matter, so long as you move.
It does not matter that only a few in each generation will grasp and achieve the full reality of man's proper stature-and the rest will betray it. It is those few that move the world and give life its meaning-and it is those few that I have always sought to address. The rest are no concern of mine;
We are now moving towards complete collectivism or socialism, a system under which everybody is enslaved to everybody.
Since a rational man's ambition is unlimited, since his pursuit and achievement of values is a lifelong process - and the higher the values, the harder the struggle - he needs a moment, an hour or some period of time in which he can experience the sense of his completed task, the sense of living in
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Strength is built by one's failures, not by one's successes.
A beautiful dress may look beautiful on a hanger, but that means nothing. It must be seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only
There are rich people, and there are those who have money. They are not the same people.
Yves Saint Laurent is a young man of excellent taste; the more he copies me the more taste he displays.
Be classy. Anything but trashy.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different- life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself- a girl should be two things: who and what she wants...
Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.
Good manners on a man are like wearing an exquisite suit. They never go out of style
Fashion changes, but style endures.
There goes a woman who knows all the things that can be taught and none of the things that cannot be taught
A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
Happiness is the secret of beauty. But who knows the secret of happiness? The wise woman keeps her cosmetics at hand.
Luxury lies not in the richness of things, but in the absence of vulgarity
Everyday is a fashion show and the world is the runway
The right ingredients can create a legend.