By Brian Grazer
A man is born alone and dies alone; And he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; And he goes alone to hell or the supreme abode.
I do believe in Karma. You will one day experience what you did to me.
If Karma is a thing, then wouldn’t wanting someone to experience bad Karma also get you bad Karma?
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals and I loathe humanity for its failure to live up to these possibilities.
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.
What is courage? Courage is the willingness to risk failure…There is only one danger I find in life, and that, indeed, is a real one. You may take too many precautions.
Nobody adopts antisocial behavior unless they fear that they will fail if they remain on the social side of life.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma – but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
More important than innate disposition, objective experience, and environment is the subjective evaluation of these. Furthermore, this evaluation stands in a certain, often strange, relation to reality.
It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.
It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.
All failures are so because they lack social interest.
All failures – neurotics, psychotics, criminals, drunkards, problem children, suicides, perverts, and prostitutes – are failures because they are lacking in social interest.
I believe no one qualification is so likely to make a good writer, as the power of rejecting his own thoughts.
I play with microbes. There are, of course, many rules to this play…but when you have acquired knowledge and experience it is very pleasant to break the rules and to be able to find something nobody has thought of.
The more a man knows about himself in relation to every kind of experience, the greater his chance of suddenly, one fine morning, realizing who in fact he is…