For a girl the wedding is when you're married. For a guy it's when you get engaged. It takes a real aggressive human being to back out between the ring and the wedding.
I think a lot of people get so obsessed with the wedding and the expense of the wedding that they miss out on what the real purpose is. It's not about a production number it's about a meaningful moment between two people that's witnessed by people that they actually really know and care about.
And if there was one title that could be applied to all my films it would be 'Civil War' - not civil war in the way we know it but the daily war that goes on between us all.
I think there's a tremendous split between people who've been through a war and people who haven't.
It's very important to go back and keep in mind the distinction between handling these events as criminal acts which was the way we did before 9/11 and then looking at 9/11 and saying 'This is not a criminal act ' not when you destroy 16 acres of Manhattan kill 3 000 Americans blow a big hole in the Pentagon. That's an act of war.
Black people have always been used as a buffer in this country between powers to prevent class war.
The real war is not between the West and the East. The real war is between intelligent and stupid people.
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
The connection between dress and war is not far to seek your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
More than an end to war we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes an end to this brutal inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.
Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals.
Somewhere between the intellectual idea of why we're attracted to certain things and the pragmatic reality is some form of ever-evolving truth.
We were talking about the space between us all and the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion. Never glimpse the truth - then it's far too late when they pass away.
There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.
The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative since nothing not even the truth must come between it and the beloved person.
There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.
In matters of truth and justice there is no difference between large and small problems for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Racial profiling punishes innocent individuals for the past actions of those who look and sound like them. It misdirects crucial resources and undercuts the trust needed between law enforcement and the communities they serve. It has no place in our national discourse and no place in our nation's police departments.
I have some women friends but I prefer men. Don't trust women. There is a built-in competition between women.
There's a unique bond of trust between readers and authors that I don't believe exists in any other art form as a reader I trust a novelist to give me his or her best effort however flawed.