If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
John D. Rockefeller
To me fair friend, you can never be old for as you when first your eye I eyed, such seems your beauty still.
I'm free of stress and worries now because if I don't like something I'm doing, I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with, let me have fun making money - when I grew up so poor, ya know?
We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.
There is no greater feeling than hanging out with my dogs, or just walking around the land with our horses. My rescue ranch is is where I feel the most at peace and where I'm reminded of the simple things in life and let the chaos of my crazy work life fade away.
If I'd stayed at college I would have become a teacher.
I had been found in a mud puddle at 4:30 in the morning.
I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we've been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world.
The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
Well, I'm a libertarian conservative, so I believe in limited government/maximum individual freedom.
Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.
The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.
Pope John Paul II
In my view, relationship movies never get old because humanity will never not be confounded by their relationships.
I just believe in the goodwill of people, the power of people to do something positive.
Stereotypes lose their power when the world is found to be more complex than the stereotype would suggest. When we learn that individuals do not fit the group stereotype, then it begins to fall apart.
We are creating a unique experience. It's starts with how you see the building from a distance.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well.
Henry David Thoreau
Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad.
Billie Jean King
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
I don't think the relationship between novels and realities are one to one. Of course novels play different roles. It's essentially just a long narrative form. What you use that long narrative form for can be very different.
In the morning, I practice 15 minutes of yoga.
We've got a first class leader at the moment. David Cameron is dealing with the issues that he was left by the last government very well indeed.
Placebo is music for outsiders, by outsiders and our gigs are like conventions of outcasts, which is cool.
All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
James A. Garfield
Nobody roots for Goliath.
The old studios that mass-produced dreams are gone with the wind, just like the old downtown theaters that were the temples of the dreams.
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
All around as a person, on right decisions, on holding your money, on doing your trade, a good education is a must. I don't think I would've done as good without an education.
I think people should be given a test much like driver's tests as to whether they're capable of being parents! It's an art form. I talk a lot. And I think a lot. And I draw a lot. But never in a million years would I have been a parent. That's just work that's too hard.
In any of the arts, you never stop learning.
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I've never had my brows done - I tweeze them myself. I used to watch my mom pluck her brows, that's how I learned.
That's your best friend and your worst enemy - your own brain.
Doing nothing while the middle class is hurting. That's not leadership. Loose regulations and lax enforcement. That's not leadership. That's abandoning our middle class.
I was a government employee in the morning and a writer in the evening.
None of us had any idea of how successful Downton was going to be. I thought I was signing up for another period drama that had a slightly modern feel. It had a freedom about it because it was coming out of the head of Julian Fellowes. Anything could happen and generally did.
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