Either you care, or you don’t. There’s no in-between. And if you care, then go all of the way.
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.
The feel of the experience is the important thing, not the ability to verbalize or analyze it.
Never say no to an idea – you never know how that idea will ignite another idea.
You’re an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good.
The truth of a thing is in the feel of it, not in the think of it.
The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent, but if we can come to terms with this indifference, then our existence as a species can have genuine meaning. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.
The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning.
Everything has already been done. every story has been told every scene has been shot. it’s our job to do it one better.
I do not always know what I want, but I do know what I don’t want.
Chess teaches you to control the initial excitement you feel when you see something that looks good and it trains you to think objectively when you’re in trouble.