“When you get older, there isn’t a lot left to be frightened of.”
"You got to taste all the fruit, you got to drink all the wine."
"Movie stars are like gods and goddesses. When one fades another promptly takes its place because the human race requires that the Pantheon always be filled."
“Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.”
"Wouldn't you say that more ill has been done in the name of love than in the name of abomination?"
"Love is the exception to every rule."
"To wait for love is to burn by inches."
"For a person who has no love for himself, no respect for himself, no love of his friends, family, work, something, how can he ask for love in return?"
"Rationality is not a devise to alter facts. Moreover I think of it as an extraneous tool, a gadget."
“Americans traditionally love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle. When you were kids, you all admired the champion marble shooter, the fastest runner, big league ball players, the toughest boxers. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans play to win all the time.”