Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, and Roots.
Life is not perfect.
The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng. Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
When you enchant people, your goal is not to make money from them or to get them to do what you want, but to fill them with great delight.
I wanted to be a concert pianist at Carnegie Hall; that is what I wanted to do from really early on.
My secret vice is Sudoku puzzles. Can't stop playing them. My parents are accountants. I blame them entirely.
We like to make the Marvel comics films because they're fun. Families can go see them together. They're entertaining. They aspire to inspire, and that is cool.
I know the rigors of network news. I didn't want to be jumping on an airplane twice a week. I didn't want to be tied to my pager and my cellphone.
I'm launching my own festival in South Wales. It's something I've wanted to do for a long time. It's going to be held at Margam Park, because I wanted the venue to be as close to my home as possible.
I was fortunate to have a grandfather who was an optometrist. Vision therapy was something that we routinely did to strengthen our eyes and give us better focus. I was fortunate that he could teach me techniques that are still paying dividends for me to this day.
I have just been the man in the middle, trying to make sure that we steer the right course.
Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.
I think that my love of cooking grew out of my love of reading about cooking. When I was a kid, we had a bookcase in the kitchen filled with cookbooks. I would eat all my meals reading about meals I could have been having.
I'm not too into the trends - I like to look at trends as suggestions, not as rules.
Save the elephants, and then you save the forest - and then you save yourself.
The great thing about living in New York is the constant change of things. It inspires me to keep moving, push forward, question ideas.
It's really important to look at yourself in the mirror and have a conversation. Tell yourself you're beautiful every single day. Even if you're not feeling that great in an outfit, but you like how your hair looks, focus on that.
I was never a juvenile lead or a romantic hero, and I didn't come into my own as an actor until I was 40.
Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the hands of illiterate people, and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy is not made a reproach on them.
If it is warming, it's because it's happened before, cyclitic, it will happen again, regardless of what you and I do.
If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice.
I'm at a point where I'm going where the journey leads me. I've set goals but I don't get really hung up if I don't achieve those goals right away or in my time, you know what I mean?
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
I had to get out of the Boston area, so I flipped a coin and said, 'Heads - Miami, tails - California. I was in my mid-20s and came out here with no training. Acting wasn't even in my mind.
So I'm a young boy in the 1940s growing up, seeing Ralph Bunche on a regular basis, seeing Duke Ellington on a regular basis. We know that these people are famous. They're living in the same community as we live in. They go to the same stores and shops.
When I am preparing my 'lookalike' photographs, I think about the character of the real people, because, if the photographs are going to be plausible, you have to convince the viewer that they could have happened.
Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.