If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.'
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
A useless life is an early death.
Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.
It is a common defect of men in fair weather to take no thought of storms.