"You're basically the sum of all the experiences you've ever had, and they're sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies."
"He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor."
"I don't really get shaken very much. People could heckle me, a spotlight could go out, I could forget a lyric... I'm not operating on somebody's brain, you know what I mean? So I just think it's all funny."
"The process of philosophic and scientific enlightenment has shaken the stability of beliefs held explicitly as articles of faith."
"Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool."
"The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure."