Human beings are unable to be honest with themselves about themselves. They cannot talk about themselves without embellishing.
Ignorance is a kind of insanity in the human animal. People who delight in torturing defenseless children or tiny creatures are in reality insane. The terrible thing is that people who are madmen in private may wear a totally bland and innocent expression in public.
There is nothing that says more about its creator than the work itself.
A film should appeal to sophisticated, profound-thinking people while at the same time entertaining simplistic people. A truly good movie is really enjoyable too. There’s nothing complicated about it. A truly good movie is interesting and easy to understand.
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
Although human beings are incapable of talking about themselves with total honesty, it is much harder to avoid the truth while pretending to be other people.
Egoism is a sin the human being carries with him from birth; it is the most difficult to redeem.
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