To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
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If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.
Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little.
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One of my problems, so to speak, is that, in America, we tend to thing in relatively short-term. In the Middle East and Asia and other parts of the world, they think in terms of centuries or 500 years or 1,000 years.
Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life.
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.