Meaning of That the innocent, though they may have some connexion or dependency upon the guilty (which, perhaps, they themselves cannot help), should not, upon that account, suffer or be punished for the guilty, is one of the plainest and most obvious rules of justice. Quote by Adam Smith.
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
I care about the connection with the audience. Film is such a powerful medium. Movies can change the way people think.
The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.
Sometimes my fancy gets to floating inside me, threatening to carry me away like a leaf on a wind. Better to be a stone.
OK you maybe can’t buy happiness with Cosmic Ordering, but it’s much better crying in a mansion than in a hovel.
Live with compassion. Work with compassion. Die with compassion. Meditate with compassion. Enjoy with compassion. When problems come, experience them with compassion.