Fear is the highest fence.
Jesus of Nazareth could have chosen simply to express Himself in moral precepts;
but like a great poet He chose the form of the parable, wonderful short stories that entertained and clothed the moral precept in an eternal form. It is not sufficient to catch man's mind, you must also catch the imaginative faculties of his mind.
We're the victims of a disease called social prejudice, my child.
These dear ladies of the law and order league are scouring out the dregs of the town. C'mon be a glorified wreck like me.
My religion is no garment to be put on and off with the weather.
You had better know that, all of you. I shall worship as I please and hope for all men to worship as they please in Scotland.
I devoutly believe it is the writer who has matured the film medium more than anyone else in Hollywood. Even when he knew nothing about his work, he brought at least knowledge of life and a more grown-up mind, a maturer feeling about the human being.
You can make children believe whatever you want, and the children of today are the soldiers and mothers of tomorrow.