It is very, very, very difficult for an American actor who wants a film career to be open about his sexuality. And even more difficult for a woman if she`s lesbian. It`s very distressing to me that that should be the case. The film industry is very old fashioned in California.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
The middlebrow is the man, or woman, of middlebred intelligence who ambles and saunters now on this side of the hedge, now on that, in pursuit of no single object, neither art itself nor life itself, but both mixed indistinguishably, and rather nastily, with money, fame, power, or prestige.
I have always laid it down as a maxim /and found it justified by experience /that a man and a woman make far better friendships than can exist between two of the same sex /but then with the condition that they never have made or are to make love to each other.
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.
The most effective moments in the theatre are those that appeal to basic and commonplace emotions--love of woman, love of home, love of country, love of right, anger, jealousy, revenge, ambition, lust, and treachery.
I am a woman in the process; Im just trying to be like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience and learn from it. Life is never dull.
I was a woman with a mission and single-minded in the pursuit of my dream.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
A gentlemen is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.
Modesty in woman is a virtue most deserving, since we do all we can to cure her of it.
When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing.
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copyrights on nobility -- if there is going to be anything like that in a relationship.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man or woman. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.
As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody.
Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
Just as a man is fulfilled through working out the intricate details of solving a problem, a woman is fulfilled through talking about the details of her problems.
A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her that her mouth is extremely beautiful when her lips are closed.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
Afghanistan is very satisfied with Croatia's participation in the NATO-led peace mission and expects Croatia to expand its contribution to peace restoration in Afghanistan to other areas as well.