"All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself."
"My basic philosophy can be summed up by an expression we use in Norwegian: hurry slowly. Get there, but be patient."
"Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is pressured simply goes underground."
"Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole."
"He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed."
"I'm not lesbian; I'm not bisexual; I'm not straight. I'm just curious."
"Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week."
"Horses make a landscape look beautiful."
"On a spiritual level, it's as though with my sighted eye I see what's before me, and with my unsighted eye I see what's hidden. It's illuminated life more than darkened it."
"You know how big love is? Love is big. love can hold anger; love can even hold hatred."
"When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book."
"You is born lucky, and it's better to be born lucky than born rich, cause if you is lucky you can git rich, but if you is born rich and you ain't lucky you is liables to lose all you got."