There are schools that have rules against afro puffs. They say it's distracting. But nobody is saying that about a little girl who has ponytails.
Trying to learn to be a good man is like learning to play tennis against a wall. You are only a good man - a competent, capable, interesting and lovable man - when you're doing it for, or with, other people.
I don't have prejudices against anybody. I have opinions, based on a lifetime's experience.
Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.
I did four movies where I gained, like, fifty pounds. I had curly hair, and I had all of this facial hair. I had put on all this weight for these movies, and I did four or five of them back-to-back. Then I cut the weight and I got fit again. I cut my beard and I took away the mustache, and people were like, 'What are you doing?'
It's so easy to get used to playing a role. Then all of the sudden when you're tossed out of it, it's almost like you have to remember how to act again!
The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the specter of Communism.
No sanction can stand against ignited minds.