When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away.
Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.
It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.
A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
To be alive at all involves some risk.