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I've always looked at filmmaking as a lifestyle. There is no decision of when you go to work. It's a way of life: you're thinking about scripts; you see things and think, 'That could be interesting'... I don't think about my work as, 'Today I'll work on this, this and that.' It just comes to me.


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BALTASAR GRACIAN
One half the world laughs at the other, and fools are they all.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case th...
BALTASAR GRACIAN
The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly covete...
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
A single lie destroys a whole reputation for integrity
BALTASAR GRACIAN
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn'...
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jacket...
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
I think we all have to be satisfied that the law is being applied with impartiality.
BALTASAR GARZON
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She s...
BALTASAR GRACIAN
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one.
BALTASAR GRACIáN
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
BALTASAR GRACIáN
When you counsel someone, you should appear to be reminding him of something he had forgotten, not o...
BALTASAR GRACIáN
The hossanas of the multitude can never bring satisfaction to the discerning. Yet there exist those ...
BALTASAR GRACIáN
Rivalry discovers that courtesy overlooks.
BALTASAR GRACIáN
Memory is not only unruly, leaving us in the lurch when most needed, but stupid as well, putting its...
BALTASAR GRACIáN
Do not enter where too much is anticipated. It is the misfortune of the over-celebrated that they ca...
BALTASAR GRACIáN
The best skill at cards is knowing when to discard.
BALTASAR GRACIáN
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to al...
BALTASAR GRACIÁN
The king of Spain is a great potentate, who stands with one foot in the east and the other in the w...
JOHANN BALTASAR SCHUPPIUS (SCHUPPE)
Le premier signe de l'ignorance, c'est de présumer que l'on sait.
BALTASAR GRACIAN Y MORALES