That was the burden,' she mused, 'laid on me in the cradle; murmured by waves; breathed by restless elm trees; crooned by singing women; what we must rememeber; what we would forget.
When I was first learning songs, I'd have a favorite song, and I'd take the chords and twist them around. I'd learn the chords and then play them backward. That was my first experimenting with writing a song.
People have to remain positive and believe in those dreams. It's really important.
If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three - wine, food, and art - as a way of enhancing life.
The thing about drugs and sex is that you lose all your inhibitions. I've had sex in trains, planes, wine bars... and quite a few car parks!
I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.
I think I'll always be famous. I just hope I don't become infamous.
Cee Lo Green
Did you know that nearly one in three children live apart from their biological dads? Those kids are two to three times more likely to grow up in poverty, to suffer in school, and to have health and behavioral problems.
I still have a spiritual base and a spiritual foundation. And my conversation with God is very open-ended. I pray for humility, honestly, because it's very easy to be caught up in this world.
I can tell you for sure: people who are at their peak right now will not sustain that. You can't. It's against the law of nature.
Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives.
Nicholas D. Kristof
I knew nothing about martial arts. The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts, and put me in a school. Three years later I got my first championship in China.
Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.
E. O. Wilson
I have never lost my faith in God.
To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
I could be making a lot more money now if I had chosen a different kind of movie, but none of that matters to me... I've done the parts I wanted to do.
I have married thriteen couples. I'm about to do a marriage next month.
Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
If you look at U.S. history through religious history, there is very much a motif that shows the importance religion has played in the U.S. We're a very religious country and it affects the way we look at various political issues.
A lot of sequins for New Year's! Red, green, white - I fail at all of that because I'm always in black. But for Christmas, I do love wearing cute dresses with tights and a pair of boots.
I definitely feel more complete than before. There's a void you have when you don't feel you've found the other part of who you are, so I'm in a different place now and that's nice to experience.
There are so many ways to heal. Arrogance may have a place in technology, but not in healing. I need to get out of my own way if I am to heal.
Anne Wilson Schaef
Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
I'm still a Welsh girl at heart so I'm staying in the U.K. for the Olympics, it's such an exciting time for Britain so it's amazing to be a part of it.
But I'm blessed to work with great people. I collaborate with brilliant stylists both here and in Paris. I work with a great design team. I really allow everyone to bring their ideas. I almost rely on them to inspire me.
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
Trust in yourself.
I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else.
Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.
Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into.
I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.
When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.
Writing a teen character is something I wanted to try again for a long time!
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.
Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
It's a great relationship when you can work with the person who you consider to be your soul mate.
The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.
A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
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