Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
Wit is more necessary than beauty and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.
What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?
Human knowledge is dark and uncertain philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.
It definitely gets challenging at times. I travel a lot more now, and its never easy having to leave the kids, even if its for a few days.
I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.
I always loved the way music made me feel. I did sports at school and all, but when I got home, it was just music. Everybody in my neighborhood loved music. I could jump the back fence and be in the park where there were ghetto blasters everywhere.
I use the music to vent, and a lot of the stuff that I am writing about or was writing about contained a lot of anger and anxiety, stress and depression, so that's how the album came out so dark.
Successful investing is about having people agree with you ... later.
Even in the beginning, when we knew there was a legal argument about how much our song sounds like his song, as one songwriter to another, I wasn't sure that Cat Stevens would take that as bad.
Death comes in a flash, and that's the truth of it, the person's gone in less than 24 frames of film.
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible.
I felt very unstressed on my wedding day. I'm very grateful for that... spending the day on my own, being super quiet and happy and just puttering around doing my own thing.
Where knowledge ends, religion begins.
I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison.
You have to master not only the art of listening to your head, you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.
We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place.
I'm nothing more than a sports slave.
While I was trying to save money to go to the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia I ended up getting all of this experience which meant that by the time I had enough money in the bank to go to school I didn't really need to go to school anymore.
From paying off friends' tax bills to rescuing stray dogs and stuffing £20 notes into the hands of homeless people, I can't get rid of my money fast enough.
People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
I temporarily lost my hope in love, and it was temporary, thank goodness.
My music is bejewelled, it's colourful, it's romantic, it shines.
Carly Rae Jepsen
The only change I can really see is that I don't have to shop for pants in stores anymore.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in a manner in which they look forward to the trip
My attitude to writing is like when you do wallpapering, you remember where all the little bits are that don't meet. And then your friends say: It's terrific!
Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
Alfred de Vigny
So I'm not worried about the emotions I carry with me, because I'm happy that I have them I think it's good for the work I do. The emotions that are not healthy are the ones you hold inside, like anger.
My dad always tell me to make decisions from love and not from fear.
It's very clear that there's a lot of double standards going on. Should there be a 30mph speed limit? Of course there bloody should. And certainly with kids and school food, kids need to be nannied for sure. So give them a bloody good meal at school.
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Every social organisation which is rooted in life still lasts a long time, even after the conditions from which it drew its strength have changed in a manner unfavourable to it.
I think that people who live in cultures without quite so much privilege, opportunity or grandiosity have a little bit more respect for the workings of destiny, and the limitations that people can find themselves in through no fault of their own.
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