Besitz / Possession Ewig / Eternal Flüchtig / Fleeting Geht / Goes Herrlich / Glorious Intellektuell / Intellectual Reichtum / Wealth Ruhm / Fame Schönheit / Beauty Überlegenheit / Superiority Zerbrechlich / Fragile
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
Great passions, my dear, don't exist: they're liars fantasies. What do exist are little loves that may last for a short or a longer while.
Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
My fear is dying badly, through illness or injury. But what a glorious demise it would be to burn up in space.
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
I try not to focus on fame; I don't even really know what it means exactly because it's so fleeting.
I think we have the wrong notion of commercial and intellectual or artistic film. Because all films are commercial.