Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It's very real. It's very strong.

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

I didn't mean to hit the umpire with the dirt, but I did mean to hit that bastard in the stands.

"There are times when a golfer is tempted to throw her clubs away and forget the whole 'humblin' business.' At other times, she wouldn't trade places with a queen--that's when the shots are long and true, and putts are dropping."

I don't have a life, I really don't. I'm as close to a nun as you can be without the little hat. I'm a golf nun.

If you weren't on Chris Economaki's radar screen, you probably weren't on anybody's.

“Opera is like a husband with a foreign title: expensive to support, hard to understand, and therefore a supreme social challenge.”

All of my films deal with the same thing: striving, socially and culturally, to stay alive.

A snake will always be a snake, even if you put a chain around its neck and try to make it walk upright.

This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it's all checks and no balances.

“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it!”

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.