In law school, I earned the respect of professors and served on the editorial board of ‘The Yale Law Journal.’
There’s a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled.
I tell everybody on the first day of making a movie that if anyone’s here to further their career, they should leave. I’m gonna make the movie in such a way that we won’t have a career when this movie comes out. Because the people who hold the moneybags are not going to want to share any of that money with us to make the next movie!
In New York, you are competing with Times Square lights and all of that, so you’ve got to be 300 pounds and crazy to get anyone’s attention. Then, you can refine yourself. I always knew under those 300 pounds and tracksuits was a refined, slim, dignified man.
Four hundred obscenely wealthy individuals, 400 little Mubaraks – most of whom benefited in some way from the multi-trillion-dollar taxpayer bailout of 2008 – now have more cash, stock and property than the assets of 155 million Americans combined.
If I were a capitalist I would not give my employees health insurance with no deductible, which I do, including dental, and paid pregnancy leave. That’s not called capitalism, that’s called being a Christian and someone who believes in democracy, so that everyone should get a fair slice of the pie.
If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up.
The process of communication with the afterlife – more of an exchange than a conversation – has always fascinated me.
Berlin is all about volatility. Its identity is based not on stability but on change.
You do not have the right to take another human’s life, unless it’s in strict self-defense.