A good artist should be isolated. If he isn’t isolated, something is wrong.
Criminals are never very amusing. It’s because they’re failures. Those who make real money aren’t counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don’t have to be anything else.
I don’t pray because I don’t want to bore God.
I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose.
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.
Only very intelligent people don’t wish they were in politics, and I’m dumb enough to want to be in there.
Race hate isn’t human nature race hate is the abandonment of human nature.
The best thing commercially, which is the worst artistically, by and large, is the most successful.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.