All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
I live in a crazy time.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
Leonardo da Vinci
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Leonardo da Vinci
The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time.
Acting is a nice childish profession – pretending you’re someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
It’s life isn’t it? You plow ahead and make a hit. And you plow on and someone passes you. Then someone passes them. Time levels.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.