Charles Saatchi

Babble

    Ростислав Горбаченкоhas quoted3 years ago
    Take a lesson from the weather. It pays no
    attention to criticism.
    Alohas quoted5 years ago
    if you needed a helping hand, there was one at the end of your arm.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    But of course there is no such thing as a failed artist. Either their work is not very good, or nobody very good has looked at it. The task is daunting and precarious, with very few achieving commercial success; often however, the effort yields its own reward.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Beethoven accepted his fate but he refused to allow it to determine his destiny.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    LOVE MAY BE BLIND, BUT MARRIAGE IS AN EYE-OPENER.

    My
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Remember, my boy”, he said patting him on the shoulder, “there is no city in the world where they have erected a monument of a critic.”
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Conservation of energy. Never stand up when you can sit down, and never sit down when you can lie down.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    It’s always worth remembering the Golden Rule: whenever you see a

    newspaper headline saying something like ‘Scientists link butter to heart

    failure’ at Farrell University: the university, the scientists, their research study,

    their laboratories have all been funded by the Margarine Marketing Board.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    As someone with a particularly small moral compass, demonstrated by the speed I dropped the Health Department anti-smoking campaign the moment we were offered the Benson & Hedges/Silk Cut cigarettes account, I would have made an outstanding Member of Parliament.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Our problem is, we all grew up to hear that anyone could become President or Prime Minister; and now we believe it.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Hypocrisy would mean they understood truthfulness, or even considered the possibility of sincerity. Before you can be a hypocrite, first you must have genuine beliefs that you can betray.
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    Sadly, in the movies as in life, being the best you can be isn’t necessarily a winning formula
    Alohas quoted3 years ago
    I can offer two instant cures for you to never require seeing your shrink again: A) Accept that depression is merely anger without enthusiasm. B) Remember psychiatrists don’t suffer from insanity. They enjoy every minute of it.
    Яна Корниловаhas quoted3 years ago
    Wyndham Lewis
    (1884–1957)
    Mind your own business.
    When his nurse asked him about thestate of his bowels on his deathbed.
    Яна Корниловаhas quoted3 years ago
    Jakie, is it my birthday or am I dying?
    Яна Корниловаhas quoted3 years ago
    Did you have an imaginary friend when you were a child?
    Mine’s still around. He hasn’t aged. He is still hyper-critical of everything I do, as paranoid as ever, still controlling and dismissive and with the same self-righteous, overbearing attitude. His voice is in my head at all times, scolding my every error, ungracious and belittling about any minor success I may occasionally have.
    Alohas quoted5 years ago
    Only occasionally do I find that hospitality is about making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were.
    Alohas quoted5 years ago
    And remember – a friend is someone who will help you move house. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body.
    Alohas quoted5 years ago
    Everything hurts, and what doesn’t hurt, doesn’t work.
    Alohas quoted5 years ago
    Now, if I told you there was this chap who thought he heard God’s voice in his head, chatting to him, asking him to stab his son as a sign of his religious devotion, you would want Social Services to have him sectioned and straitjacketed immediately.
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