A man who limits his interests limits his life
If you take a villain like Thursa Doom or Darth Vader and have fun with it, that destroys the credibility of the character
There are vampires in the world today-you only have to think of the film business
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story
So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong. When I feel that I'm doing that, then I snap out of it
I think it's my adventure, my trip, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may
Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for
A day without laughter is a day wasted
People, chained by monotony, afraid to think, clinging to certainties, they live like ants
It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength
Never regret anything you have done with sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of heart
Encouraging people to believe in it was the most important thing of all. It's one of the reasons I was uncomfortable whenever film crews came on the set to shoot things. I didn't want our make-believe to be exposed.
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable
We have big chances in our lives that are more or less a second chance
One of the delights known to age and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going
Try and understand what part you have to play in the world in which you live. There's more to live than you know and it's all happening out there. Discover what part you can play and then go for it.
There's nothing funny about a clown in the moonlight.
Don't dream it, be it
Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile
Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it
We've set another youth on the road to a brighter tomorrow
You need to be silly to be funny
I hate the word hate
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made
Ollie: Why don't you do something to help me?
Stan:What can I do?
Ollie: Throw out the clutch, that's easy!
If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little
I don't act anyway. The stuff is all injected as we go along
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure
The pain was considerable, but trivial compared to my mental state
I love life because what more is there?
Sometimes, the best actors are ourselves