The only real job of a teacher, espec...

The only real job of a teacher, especially a writing teacher, is to help students find themselves.

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Acting is a matter of giving away sec...

Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.

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You’re only as good as your las...

You’re only as good as your last haircut.

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An eye for eye only ends up making th...

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind..

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You spend a good piece of your life g...

You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.

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Leadership is practiced not so much i...

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.

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True love is like ghosts, which every...

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

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True love is like ghosts, which every...

True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.

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I tell my students, ‘When you g...

I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.

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Film contains potentialities for the ...

Film contains potentialities for the combination of all the arts such as Wagner never dreamt of.

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Never go to a doctor whose office pla...

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

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Somewhere between the bottom of the c...

Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.

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Karate is a form of martial arts in w...

Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.

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A great leader’s courage to ful...

A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.

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Who will tell whether one happy momen...

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.

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