Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We want to do it now, and we don't want to wait. Sometimes we miss out on our blessing when we rush things and do it on our own time.
Speak softly and employ a huge man with a crowbar.
I wouldn't say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren't relevant to modern life, it's just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
We went online to surrogacy agencies. We interviewed lots of people - and I have to say, with all due respect, some of them were freaks. I was very leery of the process the whole way through.
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
I've been a critic of the antiglobalization movement, and they've been a critic of me, but the one thing I respect about the movement is their authentic energy. These are not people who don't care about the world.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.
President means chief servant
Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.
In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
One death is a tragedy one million is a statistic.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
she had no resources for solitude
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
In theory there is a possibility of perfect happiness: To believe in the indestructible element within one, and not to strive towards it.
The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything.
We are apt to love praise, but not deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than that.
This is a fantastic time to be entering the business world, because business is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50.
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
William Samuel Johnson
Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course.
The public must and will be served.
The sexiest thing about style is if you kind of just take your personality and put it in what you wear. That's what I think is cool.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.
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