Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I've made so many movies playing a hooker that they don't pay me in the regular way anymore. They leave it on the dresser.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
For a while I couldn't leave the house by myself. Even if I was just grocery shopping alone, I'd get self-conscious.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
I'm gonna be making records anyway, even if I had to sell 'em out of the trunk of my car. I'm that kind of musician and singer.
Courage is a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that's a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that I see the artist doing.
No Act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
In high school I was an outcast... I wasn't cool to hang out with. I ate my lunch in a bathroom stall because that was the one place I could go where I wouldn't been seen.
Women rule the world. It's not really worth fighting because they know what they're doing. Ask Napoleon. Ask Adam. Ask Richard Burton or Richie Sambora. Many a man has crumbled.
Jon Bon Jovi
In the military, I learned that 'leadership' means raising your hand and volunteering for the tough, important assignments.
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.
The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone therefore the appetites and passions are placed within as a guard and further security, without which it would not be taken due care of.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C. S. Lewis
If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it. You have to look it straight in the eye. Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
So many financial dreams are thwarted by the failure to act upon good intentions.
The travel, the amazing work I have had the chance to do, the meetings with different people are all very inspiring and give me lots of positive energy.
Saskia de Brauw
I thought I had to make an impact on history. I had to become the greatest choreographer of my time. That was my mission. Posterity deals with us however it sees fit. But I gave it 20 years of my best shot.
Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.
You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don't think about it is when I'm playing it.
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
Roger Nash Baldwin
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.
Martin Henry Fischer
Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
And it's one thing to give people freedom and something else to deny the rights of Christians to assert their faith in order to keep Hindus from feeling upset.
Since we can't know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned.
First, I prepare. Then I have faith.
We're going to be able to ask our computers to monitor things for us, and when certain conditions happen, are triggered, the computers will take certain actions and inform us after the fact.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
Jean de la Bruyere
Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes.
Let people have an education and you can't stop them.
La Monte Young
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
People say, 'Just say who you're dating. Then people will stop being so ravenous about it.' It's like, No they won't! They'll ask for specifics.
I think people are sick and tired of all the abuse songs, and drug addiction, we want to bring to world a big fat smile.
With a host of proposals on the table and a President examining new ideas for health reform, we have an obligation to give real reform our best shot.
Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
Alfred de Musset
Poetry does not consist of words alone there must be sentiment and fancy, combination and arrangement.
The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.
As a result of the feminist revolution, feminine becomes an abusive epithet.
Percy Wynham Lewis
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