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I have bad reflexes. I was once run over by a car being pushed by two guys.

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.

I have tried to lift France out of the mud. But she will return to her errors and vomitings. I cannot prevent the French from being French.

I like getting married, but I don't like being married.

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.

I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.

I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.

I never worry about being driven to drink; I just worry about being driven home.

I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.

I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself.

I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn't.

I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of ''work,'' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.

I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.

I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.

I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous, everyone hasn't met me yet.


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