More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.
Like everyone else I am what I am: an individual, unique and different, with a lineal history of ancestral promptings and urgings; a history of dreams, desires, and of special experiences, all of which I am the sum total.
Patriotism is too deep a feeling to depict in the posing for a photograph.
And I am going to have another opportunity. I am going to have a week-end with him at his home in Easton, a week-end with Wells at home, with just his family. That alone is worth the entire trip from Los Angeles to Europe.
All I need is the opportunity,' I said confidently. He smiled. ‘Seventeen's very young, and you look even younger.' I shrugged off-handedly. ‘That's a question of make-up.' Karno laughed. That shrug, he told Sydney later, got me the job.