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But I'm looking at life, and I'm putting nothing off. Lynn Redgrave
I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important. Jack Ma
I don't like to act in my personal life. I like to be straightforward. Josh Hartnett
I have a lot of good people in my actual life, but I will say that it's a strange time that we live in - it's easy to make friends and to make connections through social media, and if you're a good-hearted person, sometimes you can just assume people are who they say they are, and that isn't always the case, which is why 'Catfish' is successful. Katie Featherston
You know, Italian-Hungarian - no matter how linear and cool I look on the outside, I have all that energy trying to find its way through life. Carmen Dell'Orefice
The lessons learned as we try to build ever more sophisticated nanomachines will almost certainly inform our understanding of the origins of life. Paul McEuen
My priority in life is my whanau, followed by my work as an artist, which has blessed me with the ability to provide opportunities working with others to advance the well-being of Maori. Cliff Curtis
Every other day there's something - I'm dealing drugs, I'm starving people. I have never done a drug in my life. Rachel Zoe
I lived in Peckham for the first 12 years of my life and then my mum and dad decided they really didn't want to bring up their children there. So they saved up money and bought a house in Plumstead, semi-detached, three bedrooms. Tinie Tempah
I've blundered my way through life. William Shatner
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life. William Samuel Johnson
The essence of the Hebrew Bible, transmitted by Christianity, is separation: between life and death, nature and God, good and evil, man and woman, and the holy and the profane. Dennis Prager
There are lots of people with mental health disabilities, and that's just the way their life is; it's not like you see it in the movies. Andy Behrman
I think the more we embrace the culture of life and respect life, the better that we do. Bob McDonnell
It brings hope and peace of mind knowing that God gave His only begotten Son for us. I'm able to look back and know that on this day Jesus was born and gave us the opportunity to have eternal life. Adrian Peterson
I am someone who actually jumps headlong into everything and anything. I am not one of those people who likes to be scared; instead I have a tendency to be very, very open to everything. I really live; I love life. Sonam Kapoor
I wasn't a smart kid and I still don't think I'm too smart when it comes to book smart, but I was very good with what I knew and with my craft and I think that was my calling in life. But even today I never went to college. Criss Angel
I have no regrets. I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say. Ingrid Bergman
Our perception of songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our life and careers. Layne Staley
You can't call it an adventure unless it's tinged with danger. The greatest danger in life, though, is not taking the adventure at all. To have the objective of a life of ease is death. I think we've all got to go after our own Everest. Brian Blessed
The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance. Hu Shih
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet. Sarah Louise Delany
Music is my balance... center of my life. Mandy Patinkin
Hate crimes are different from other crimes. They strike at the heart of one's identity - they strike at our sense of self, our sense of belonging. The end result is loss - loss of trust, loss of dignity, and in the worst case, loss of life. James Comey
I have lived the life of the entrepreneur, and so I know the pain they are feeling. I know the daily ups and downs they go through. You know, they have their highs and lows sometimes within a matter of hours in a day. Ram Shriram
It's rare that movies can sort of capture the tone of life; movies always feel like they have to be one thing or another. Jonathan Levine
Sarcasm is weird. Even not in acting, in life I feel like 'sarcastic' is a word that people use to describe me sometimes so when I meet someone, it's almost like they feel like they have to also be sarcastic, but it can sometimes just come off as mean if it's not used in the right way. Aubrey Plaza
That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes. Denis Waitley
My whole life is about being Nicki Minaj now. It's a never-ending saga. Nicki Minaj
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life. Wislawa Szymborska
I thought I might write mysteries for the rest of my life. Jane Smiley
Learn from nature. Stuff lives and stuff dies all the time, you know. Animals and birds and flowers. Trees come and go, and we come and go. That's it. So we should all seize life and make the most of what we have while we can. Joanna Lumley
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability. Sharron Angle
You, too, are loved by the Lord, just as were the disciples of old. You are loved more than you will ever know. He wants you to be successful in your life's mission! You don't have to face the experiences of this life alone, nor have you been sent here to fail. Margaret D. Nadauld
When I emerge from filming I feel slightly out of synch with real life, but it's also a relief. Laura Carmichael
Throughout his life, Ronald Reagan believed America is capable of great things and its people could and would lead the way if left unburdened by taxation and regulation. William L. Jenkins
People - especially white people - they want me to be a role model just because of the life I lead. The things I say in my songs, they expect it of me. Rihanna
Architecture is exposed to life. If its body is sensitive enough, it can assume a quality that bears witness to past life. Peter Zumthor
Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are. Susan Sontag
I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something. Richard Attenborough
The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting, after I got out of jail... and I'd never heard it before in my life. Bernice Johnson Reagon
If I make two movies my entire life, and they're two movies that - whether they make a lot of money or two people go to see them - they speak of me, then I consider them incredibly successful. I don't need to be Steven Spielberg. Jodie Foster
As a child, as far as I was concerned, my dad had an amazing job, and we had all the money we needed. My life was so fun and carefree that I didn't realize at all that we weren't rich - until I met someone rich. Still, I've never met a rich kid who grew up as happy as I did. Artie Lange
Weight is just not a hot button. In fact, during my life, it probably should have been on my radar screen a bit more. I look back at work photos and am shocked. Was I eating the people I was interviewing?! Good Lord, I was big. Hoda Kotb
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler
Our Great Lakes, harbors, ports, and rivers provide not only vital resources for us to live, but an entire maritime way of life for so many people. The least we can do is protect it, and the way of life it provides for so many. Candice S. Miller
I decided to be a filmmaker when I was 12. I had utter clarity that this would be my life. Tom Hooper
As they say in the bible, that you're supposed to rejoice when people die and mourn when they're born, because it's one of the most painful acts you go through in life, is being born, and dying. Gregg Allman
Ours is a life of constant reruns. We're always circling back to where we'd we started, then starting all over again. Even if we don't run extra laps that day, we surely will come back for more of the same another day soon. Joe Henderson
I just want people to admit that there's no one way to live your life. Sandra Bullock
I haven't personally in my real life had many people close to me die, but my characters have, and I've had to live that as though it's real. And it can take a really big emotional toll on someone. Nina Dobrev
I've had a very unique path that's different from everybody else's. I was never a dater. I never went out that much. I've always had long-distance relationships. And, everything has come very fast in my life. I haven't waited for much. Hilary Duff
You certainly have a higher quality of life when you are not on the Forbes list. It just means that your security changes, and you're known for the wrong things. Ronald Burkle
I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions. Enoch Powell
Did you hear the one about the elderly Jew on his deathbed who sent for a priest, after declaring to his astonished relatives that 'I want to convert.' Asked why he would become a Catholic, after living all his life as a Jew, he answered: 'Better one of them should die than one of us.' Alan King
In Western dream interpretation, it's often connected to psychotherapy and looking at the personality and what's going on in your life. In Eastern dream telling, many times there's this idea of a special gift. And without this gift, you could study and study, but you'd never really become an effective dream teller. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
I think it's better to be overly ambitious and fail than to be underambitious and succeed in a mundane way. I have been very fortunate. I failed upward in my life! Francis Ford Coppola
The genuine artist is never 'true to life.' He sees what is real, but not as we are normally aware of it. We do not go storming through life like actors in a play. Art is never real life. Wallace Stevens
I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life; still haven't. James Stockdale
I'm a huge supporter of the military. I think they do an incredible job. So when I get invited to go out and sing for them, some of the best moments of my life. Katherine Jenkins
There are certain pressures and things that change your life to a degree that, in the cost benefit analysis that constantly goes on, sometimes makes you think, 'Maybe I should just leave.' David Schwimmer
We've all but abandoned soaps in our own culture. I lost my beloved 'Guiding Light' in 2009, and 'One Life to Live' was just the latest casualty to fall beneath the programming axes. Teresa Medeiros
I like to have met someone in real life before being their Facebook friend. Nicholas A. Christakis
Stuart Hall was an utterly unique figure. Although he arrived at the age of 19 from Jamaica and spent the rest of his life here, he never felt at home in Britain. This juxtaposition was a crucial source of his strength and originality. Because of his colour and origin, he saw the country differently - not as a native, but as an outsider. Martin Jacques
I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors. Robert W. Service
I've played sports and been active my whole life. Warren Christie
I'm 64 years old and, yeah, I went through a transition in my life last year, with the death of my son, that woke me up to a lot of things. You know, I'm perfectly happy in my own little groove. Marching along, building my company, and you know, a happy person. Carl Paladino
I certainly feel my career was a great career because it inspired so many many people, literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of life and to realize that they could make out and advance their own professional and private and social lives. Katherine Dunham
Everyone always comes to one point in their life as an artist where you can either let your heart guide you or your ego. Louie Anderson
When the sacredness of one's word is matched in the attributes of his character throughout, all that constitutes a man, then we find that there is something in a man's life greater than his occupation or his achievements; grander than acquisition or wealth; higher than genius; more enduring than fame. Orison Swett Marden
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long. Marlene Dietrich
I've always had a process that I do before I even get to set or go to the location. I work privately, and it almost feels like therapy between me and who I'm playing. So I have this inner life that's there and it gives me a confidence, too, that when I'm playing the role I know every question. Kirsten Dunst
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century. William Lyon Phelps
I got a psychology degree from USC, but music is just my whole life. Banks
I like my life. Harry Connick, Jr.
Life changes so quickly. feeling grateful to be around such wonderful people to strengthen and grow with. Riley Keough
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper. George Orwell
My family is a part of my life and everything is all a mixture of enjoyment. Davy Jones
I was completely nuts for most of my life. Roseanne Barr
I want the joy of knowing that I am doing something with my life, the joy of battle. Francis Chan
You can look at my palm and see the storm coming. Read the book of my life and see I've overcome it. Mary J. Blige
We all have a responsibility in life to do what we can to help those less fortunate. Roger Moore
There are a lot of funny things that happen in one's life. Pierce Brosnan
Money is often a matter of chance or good fortune and is not the mark of a successful life. It is not the thing that brings a throb of pleasure or a thrill into my life. And I would not pose as a successful man if that were to be the measure. Charles M. Schwab
Being a woman in control of a company - even a small private company, as ours was then - was so singular and surprising in those days that I necessarily stood out. In 1963, and for the first several years of my working life, my situation was certainly unique. Katharine Graham
I'm an actor in between jobs right now, so I kind of live the life of a 7-year old. Aaron Yoo
Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life. Matthew Henry
That was really cool. I got to kiss a little boy. I was 7 and he was 10, and his name is Thomas Curtis. He was the first boy I've ever kissed in my entire life and he was three years older than me. Dakota Fanning
So they talk about heaven, and I don't know what is waiting for me up there. But I can tell you this: Nothing will happen up there that can duplicate my life down here. Nothing. That life cannot be better than the one I've lived down here, the football life. It's been perfect. Steve Sabol
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life. Jean Giraudoux
You have to find a balance with food in your life - you can't take out food. It can be absolutely terrifying. Carre Otis
Take the leap. If you love theater more than anything, take the leap. It's so rich if you give over fully to it; there are no halfers or returnsies in this business - if you don't... There's no way to go other than full tilt with your life and job. Michael Lomenda
While the lab plays an enormous role, research is also influenced by inner peace of mind and one's family environment, depending on what stage of one's life and career a scientist is at. Peter Agre
Johnny Cash has always been larger than life. Kris Kristofferson
Life will force you to make changes you never wanted to make. Lorna Luft
I have lived in the United States for half of my life, my entire adult life. Sheena Easton
I know my life is full of awkward pauses, and I think it's hilarious. Josh Hutcherson
Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own. Carol Burnett
Whenever Hollywood gets involved with real life events, certain liberties have to be taken. Greg Kinnear
The life of the professional writer - like that of any freelance, whether she be a plumber or a podiatrist - is predicated on willpower. Without it there simply wouldn't be any remuneration, period. Will Self
If I didn't have children, I think my life would be a failure. Yann Martel
My writing is authentic, and whatever happens in my life is what I write about. Tucker Max
Yes, there is a burden of financial insecurity. I don't think you find it in mood. Income is correlated with life satisfaction, so maybe you do find it in life satisfaction. You don't find it in mood, and I think it is very important. Daniel Kahneman
The choices Israelis face and the decisions they make, day in and day out, are literally the difference between life and death. In many ways, I liken their reactions to the way I felt while serving in Iraq. Pete Hegseth
I don't have secrets in my life. Everything is out there. Manny Pacquiao
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical. Margaret Fuller
I wanted to end my life so bad and was in my car ready to go down that ramp into the water, and I did go part way, but I stopped. I went again and stopped. I then got out of the car and stood by the car a nervous wreck. Susan Smith
There was no difference between my characters and the life my readers were going to have to face. Carl Barks
To have survived in radio for 30 years is pretty remarkable. Even more remarkable is to have been able to do it in the same market I've lived in my whole life. Eddie Trunk
When I was in the Army, I read a book by Adlai Stevenson. He said law was as noble as saving a person's life. So at one point, I felt that way too. William Sanderson
My life would be better without Gristedes. John Catsimatidis
I passed blindly many things which belong to real and political life. Max Beckmann
The best part of my life is I've been hired to work for the people of the state of Maine, and I'm very humble and very proud. Paul LePage
I lost both my parents young - but I have felt their presence throughout my life. Roma Downey
I have tried to devote my life - with all my husband failures, father failures, pastor failures, friend failures, any other possible failures I'm sure I've done them - to the God-centeredness of God and my aspiring, yearning to join Him in that activity. God is passionate about hallowing the name of God. John Piper
And I think a painting has such a limited life anyway. Robert Rauschenberg
I'm just really a free spirit. You gotta be like that. 'Cause life ain't that complicated. It's only that complicated when you make it that way. I just wanna wake up and move with the way it goes. If it's meant to happen, it will happen. Nayvadius Cash
The deep, personal material of the latter half of your life is your children. You can write about your parents when they're gone, but your children are still going to be here, and you're going to want them to come and visit you in the nursing home. Alice Munro
If we focus on the minuses, we go down the spiral. But if we are able to focus on the pluses, we can become stronger and put more meaning into our life. Petra Nemcova
What has become clear to many Americans is that the electoral system is bankrupt. As the political process becomes more privatized, outsourced, and overrun with money from corporations and billionaires, a wounded republic is on its death bed, gasping for life. Henry Giroux
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible. David Viscott
By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients and by following a few other healthful practices from youth or middle age on, you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years. Linus Pauling
I'm a very private person. My life story isn't for everybody. Barry Bonds
One of the greatest lessons of my own life was learning to turn the inner rampage of hatred and anger toward my own father for his reprehensible behavior and abandonment of his family into an inner reaction more closely aligned with God and God-realized love. Wayne Dyer
There's more to life than physical and material. Ziggy Marley
If you decide you want to change your life around, it doesn't matter where you came from, what you did, if you were incarcerated or you are from the projects, if you are an uppity kid who came from a really wealthy family - and all of them do drugs and are into that life - it doesn't matter; come as you are, and God does his work. Adrienne Bailon
So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another. Cornelius Nepos
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life. Saul Bellow
If we say the purpose of life is our children, that's neither a purpose nor a meaning. But I'm sure I will be as besotted as everybody else when I have them. Rory Stewart
Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. Paul Theroux
My scratching I don't really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded. Eric San
When I saw 'Hercules,' my mind just exploded because I was extremely thin; I was insecure. I literally ran out of the theatre and started lifting things, anything I could think of - milk crates. I'm still lifting things. It changed my life. Sylvester Stallone
We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life. Jules Renard
Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world at the end of the day - as long as you treat it that way. Skylar Grey
I cannot speak for more than an hour exclusively about poetry. At that point, life itself takes over again. Wislawa Szymborska
So much of life is what you roll and where you land. Mark Hamill
Chess is my life, but my life is not chess. Anatoly Karpov
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. Wayne Dyer
I didn't want my epitaph to read 'Here lies John Caudwell, billionaire.' I knew that wasn't enough. I've had a charitable instinct all my life, but working gave me no time for it. John Caudwell
There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet. Mitchell Baker
You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother. Ted Demme
I have this ratio that if you divide age of entrepreneur by market cap of company. For Facebook it's one. Every year of his life Zuckerberg has been making $1 billion for investors. Yuri Milner
I find that when I put my spiritual life first, the rest of my life is easy. When I put my career first, that's when I have problems. Macklemore
Just having the internet is a weird and dangerous thing because people become accustomed to knowing things when they want to know them and not having to work for it. I definitely see the value in not knowing everything and having mystery in life and mystery in people. Adam Driver
All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom. Shannen Doherty
My only real contact with what my father did was that he could get 16-millimeter prints, so every weekend we would show two or three movies at home. But our house wasn't frequented by stars. My father's personal life was his personal life, and it was separate from his professional life. Stanley R. Jaffe
I don't know, I think that if I had any regrets, that would cancel out the great people that I have in my life. All the tough stuff that I've gone through that I don't wish on no one else has brought a beautiful community to me. Lemon Andersen
Achievements are precious and timeless, just like the precious metal platinum. And what better way to celebrate milestones in your life than with precious platinum. Vijender Singh
I'm more into human nature than politics. But they're intertwined. Obviously, I live in civilization, so politics are part of my life. Bill Callahan
I don't know... I think I'm quite extreme... When I act, I have to immerse myself into the character... otherwise I can't act... In my private life it's the same... I think. Doona Bae
Sometimes it makes me sad that I didn't get to have one family for my entire life. Isabel Gillies
Some people make their best music when life is horrible. Vince Staples
I champion the idea of being more conscious. I call it being an active architect of your own life. Building your life like an architect builds a structure. Hill Harper
For one cause or another, it has become necessary to impose restrictions upon the use of many commodities, including not a few of the necessities of life. William Lyon Mackenzie King
What an insignificant life is this which I am now leading! James Boswell
I have only one life, so I want to make sure it's a good one. Yoko Ono
Just the life of doing what I do, being in the public eye, it's a stressful environment... You feel strange, self-aware, very foolish. Your third eye clicks on, just to try to maintain a healthy sense of perspective, and you think, 'What am I doing here? I'm just making a movie, and people want all these things from me.' Chris Evans
Food was always important in my family, but I didn't think of it as a vocation until a later point in life. Yotam Ottolenghi
For the first time in my life, I'm proud of myself. Mary J. Blige
Gradually it occurred to me that we spend a great deal of life asleep and that dreams are little narratives, little stories. I thought, 'Who's choreographing this stuff?' Sue Monk Kidd
He is a man, who is to be a man, the fruit is always present in the seed. Tertullian
When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well. Sachin Tendulkar
Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. Hans Christian Andersen
If we were the team that won out, then life was good and we felt that we were worth something. Barry Mann
You know, in life there are only three or four fundamental decisions to make. The rest is just luck. Raymond Aubrac
You can definitely become a victim and let people completely destroy your life. Tina Yothers
Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches. Malcolm Boyd
Malaria is a disease that kills one to three million people a year. 300 to 500 million cases are reported. It's estimated that Africa loses about 13 billion dollars a year to the disease. Five dollars can save a life. We can send people to the moon; we can see if there's life on Mars - why can't we get five-dollar nets to 500 million people? Jacqueline Novogratz
I like tricks; I like to dazzle. Dribbling and leaving your opponent on his backside is what life is for. If I achieve what I want to, then I'll mark a distinct era in football. I'm the Che Guevara of modern soccer. Sergio Aguero
Americans different in some maybe thoughts or emphasis still have the same ideas. They want a government that lets them be free, that leaves them alone, that doesn't interrupt and interfere with every aspect of their life, that lets them go to work and keep more of what they've worked hard to have. Mike Huckabee
Do you advocate the Ten Commandments as a guide to the good life? Then I can only presume that you don't know the Ten Commandments. Richard Dawkins
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections. Washington Irving
I'm vain enough to think that I've made a successful life. I've had everything I've ever wanted. You can't beat that. Jack Gilbert
I could go off into the wilderness and write fantasy novels for the rest of my life and probably be happy; but I always want to challenge myself. Felicia Day
My mother took me to a lot of operas and when I was eight I got the opportunity to be in one and I realized that transformation into these make-believe situations was possible. I decided that was essentially what I wanted to do with my life. Ezra Miller
Life is not worth living if I cannot have pasta or bread again. Monica Seles
Ever since 'The Apprentice,' my life has gotten so much busier. Donald Trump
It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it. Havelock Ellis
It's always nice to be able to capture your life's experiences in a song and hold the emotion in that way. James Blunt
On one level, I would prefer never to hear the words 'James Bond' again, but on another level, it is part of my blood and my life. And it's the only movie in the world that offers a British actor the chance of international recognition. Timothy Dalton
I think I remember from the offset I said, 'I've visited this territory. This isn't for me.' And then I read the script and I said, 'You know, this is completely something different. This is a whole new life.' Jared Leto
For, like, 98 percent of my life, I'm not nervous. But as soon as I'm nervous, I start shaking or something, and I lose my cool. Shameik Moore
There are times in life when language fails us, when everything that needs to be said can be expressed only by saying nothing at all. Simon Van Booy
I love all animals. I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales - sentient life - insects, reptiles. Nicolas Cage
I watched the first episode of 'Survivor' in the spring of 2000, thinking I would hate it. My natural inclination steers me toward the indoors not only in my actual life but also in the settings of the entertainment I read and watch. Andrea Seigel
I write as a way of keeping myself going. You build your life around writing, and it's what gets you through. So it's partly just curiosity to see what you can do. Robert Morgan
This very individualistic form of Protestant Christianity that became so basic in English and then American life is to a large degree responsible for the historical success of Britain and America. Walter Russell Mead
Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life. Douglas Coupland
You know, this is - one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all - mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy. Michael Isikoff
In my particular instance, I came from a family that didn't have anything. Everything I earned in life I made. Myself. With songs that I wrote. Billy Corgan
One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing. Bo Bennett
I never played sports or got into the whole guy camaraderie of, like, 'I love you, man! Seniors forever!' So suddenly being in the military with these guys who were under these very heightened circumstances, isolated from their families, living this very kind of Greek lifestyle, it changed my life in a really big way. Adam Driver
I've gotten away with a lot in my life. The older you get the more you realize you're not getting away with it, it's taking its toll somewhere. So you try not to put yourself in those situations. Part of the mysterious process called growing up. Some people do that better than others. Jon Hamm
It's all about the mood I'm in and the scene I'm writing. 'Cause work controls my life, writing controls my life, performing controls my life. So I don't listen to any music that's not an influence on what I'm working on that day. Music is a big influence in my work and sometimes drives the energy of where I want to go. Lemon Andersen
I only do two things in my life, and that's take care of my kids and work. Fortunately, these are my favorite things to do, so it works out. Paula Poundstone
Children are wonderful, and they add to my whole life. Ziggy Marley
To be honest, we have no control over what's going on with a movie, much less what people are going to think of it. Your whole life is wound up in it but you don't have control and you have to get used to being on that turbulent plane without trying to fly it. The less you think about all that the better. Mike Mills
If you don't embrace who you are and accept who you are, you won't be able to live a happy life. Ciara
Life, if well lived, is long enough. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Of course, I should have done what doctors said and walked for miles every day and not eaten great amounts of butter. But then, life is life, and if we all did what they said we should do, it would be a different world. Maeve Binchy
I know that Annie Lennox has saved my life quite a few times, and I never forget that. David A. Stewart
Christians need jobs just like anybody else, but the years you spend as an undergraduate are like everything else in your life. They're not yours to do with as you please. They're Christ's. Stanley Hauerwas
In fact the experience at Oxford has really helped me later in life. Imran Khan
I was raised by a single mother and I've been in a 10-year relationship with my girlfriend. My whole life I've been surrounded by women. Jon Hamm
I'm getting good offers, as good as ever sometimes. I just finished a thing with Billy Bob Thornton that was the most unique part I've ever played in my life, in the most unique project. Robert Duvall
My favourite animal is the koala, but his life would be boring. I would rather be a giraffe so that I could contemplate the beauty of Africa. Caterina Murino
The average human being spends three years of life going to the toilet, though the average human being with no physical toilet to go to probably does his or her best to spend less. It is a human behavior that is as revealing as any other about human nature, but only if it can be released from the social straitjacket of nicety. Rose George
New Orleans invented the brown paper bag party - usually at a gathering in a home - where anyone darker than the bag attached to the door was denied entrance. The brown bag criterion survives as a metaphor for how the black cultural elite quite literally establishes caste along color lines within black life. Michael Dyson
I've had the most untraumatic life a human being can have. But I've always been drawn to those who have had far more complicated histories. Malcolm Gladwell
Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us. Victor Cherbuliez
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it. Leonardo da Vinci
It was when I saw Iggy Pop, that's what did it for me. That changed my life pretty much. Alan Vega
As a child growing up in San Francisco in the 1950s, I sometimes met insults when I ventured outside of Chinatown or my neighborhood. I have even been spat on and threatened with a knife. I could have let my anger fester until it became hate. However, I realized they were isolated incidents, and I simply got on with my life. Laurence Yep
I've learned how to adapt to different cultures and understand all different walks of life. I've also learned that confidence is key, even if you have to fake it at times. Fake it till you make it, as they say. Martha Hunt
All my life, I have been a celebrant of Halloween. For me, it is the most important day of the year, the turning point in the old pagan calendar. John Burnside
We're all expendable. We think the world's going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then... life goes on. Sylvester Stallone
I haven't always had the money rolling in. I'm a character actor; it's not like I'm Gwyneth Paltrow - so I do have hard times still in my life. And that's even more why it's like you know what, I'm not that different from people going through it. I struggle; I look for a better deal at the grocery store. Debi Mazar
I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table. Rodney Dangerfield
In life, like, I'm always living life to the fullest to always have fun. Ryan Lochte
Dig into life with wild roving abandon, opening your mind to the delicious possibilities that perplex the mind, entice the heart, and excite the spirit. Maximillian Degenerez
I have everything that I would possibly imagine. I have a family that loves me and that's... more than most kids have. And it's really awesome for me to experience this life... because most kids don't have this life, and I'm trying to reach out to them and help them. Willow Smith
Education, whatever else it should or should not be, must be an inoculation against the poisons of life and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill for meeting the chances of life. Havelock Ellis
I'm attracted to pathos, because life is mostly pathos. I've had a lot of it in my life. Hector Elizondo
If you are truly successful in capturing the pulse of life, then you can speak of a good photograph. Rene Burri
I prefer the country life. I live in Kingston, but there is lots of trees. Ziggy Marley
There's no sense in making life seem like it's a struggle, because that doesn't make anybody feel better. Ashton Kutcher
Here an attempt is made to explain suffering: the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate; it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life. Walter Kaufmann
Although religion was around me my whole life I never felt it was forced upon me. It is my centring, my grounding, the soul of me. I feel I'm nothing without it. Nicole Scherzinger
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. Sylvia Plath
I do think my old fella wasn't much of a... I don't remember him ever being a 'dad' dad. He was too busy working. It was a hard life, man. Noel Gallagher
There are so many lessons in life that can be learned through golf. I am not afraid to say that I am still learning some of them and probably will continue for some time. Paula Creamer
Not to sound bad, but some girls are dumb. It's because they spend so much of their life trying to have the right look. On the other hand, some girls are just really smart. There are girls you can have conversations with that are healthy conversations. You can argue real life issues and solve problems together. That is what makes a woman sexy. Wale
Golf has always been a part of my life. My parents have footage of me in a walker swinging a plastic club. If I didn't play golf, I would have been a baseball player. I could sit and watch baseball all day. Peter Uihlein
I grew up in southeastern Oklahoma on a working cattle ranch, and it was always very romantic to me: The West, the cowboy, the Western way of life. Reba McEntire
I would love to be married. But it's not a necessity like the way that I feel I need and want to have children. It would be wonderful to have a husband, and I would feel blessed to do it. But I would feel sad for the rest of my life if I had no kids. Mindy Kaling
I can't tell stories to save my life. I like to have fun, and I go out and have a lot of fun. But I'm not really an entertainer that way. I'm much more shy. Marisa Tomei
We're all put here for a reason. And one little movement changes your way of life. Tommy Lasorda
What we know for sure from our work and from others' is that mice have a life span of 1,000 days, dogs have 5,000 days, and we humans have 29,000 days. Recognizing that the duration is limited, and aging is inevitable, focus the attention on enhancing the quality of the days you have. S. Jay Olshansky
It's ridiculous that people aren't allowed to love who they love, have families, and have the same life as straight people. It's infuriating. Janina Gavankar
Eligibility for a temple recommend is not based on financial worth. That has nothing whatever to do with it. It is based on consistent personal behavior, on the goodness of one's life. It is not concerned with money matters, but rather with things of eternity. Gordon B. Hinckley
The death of a 20-year-old woman is intuitively worse than that of a 2-month-old girl, even though the baby has had less life. The 20-year-old has a much more developed personality than the infant, and has drawn upon the investment of others to begin as-yet-unfulfilled projects. Ezekiel Emanuel
It's never one solitary event that has changed my life. It's a bunch of little pieces that built and built up to where I am now. Tinashe
I've spent my life supporting myself. Ann Beattie
Even though I spent the first five years of my life in Nagasaki, going to Japan can be really difficult. Even if they know I've been brought up in the West, they still expect me to understand all the subtleties of their culture, and if I get it wrong, it matters much more than if a British person gets it wrong. I find it intimidating. Kazuo Ishiguro
One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life. Henry Miller
In the last year of my presidency, I travelled 200 days out of 365. You have to lead a very disciplined life. To be able to do that, I need a lot of sleep. But I have no problems sleeping. On long days, I can easily take a nap for 20 minutes in the afternoon. Martti Ahtisaari
The secret to a happy, successful life of paranoia is to keep careful track of your persecutors. Tyrone Hayes
Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory. Emile M. Cioran
As a footballer I can't imagine life without the use of one of my legs... Sadly this is exactly what happens to thousands of children every year when they accidentally step on a landmine. Ryan Giggs
In August 1914, my father was called to war and then taken prisoner. He died in captivity in Germany on March 27, 1915. My youth - indeed, my entire life - was deeply marked by this, directly and indirectly. Maurice Allais
Realizing that they can't get their agenda across: against religious liberty, against a culture of life, they can't get those issues across through the legislature, as people respond and their elected officials represent them, so they attempt to do it through the courts. Rod Parsley
Music was an experience, intimately married to your life. You could pay to hear music, but after you did, it was over, gone - a memory. David Byrne
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government. Colin Powell
Creating ways to be happy is your life's work, a challenge that won't end until you die. Martha Beck
It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone. Andy Rooney
Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that. James Dyson
This weird thing that musicians have... it's got something to do with approval, and not feeling good enough, and therefore going out and being great somehow makes your life valid. Glen Hansard
If you can't get excited about living life, then what are you doing? Hill Harper
We need to find ways to elevate the expectations, particularly of those individuals who may start off on a lower socioeconomic rung, who might be seen as disadvantaged. But, you know, the reason I say be seen as disadvantaged, it's because life is so short, and there's so much that can change. Ben Carson
My life as a professional musician is a joyless exercise in futility. Robert Fripp
The Hoff has become larger than life, so I can't do anything small any more. If I mess up, it becomes big no matter what it is, so if I do something positive, it has to be equally big. David Hasselhoff
I have to certainly stand for life. I know that there are some who disagree, and I respect their point of view. But I believe that life begins at conception. The only exception I have to have on abortion is in that case - of the life of the mother. I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize life is that gift from God. Richard Mourdock
The kind of products you envision as an entrepreneur is a function of your life experience. Mitch Kapor
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early. Anthony Trollope
From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life. Wayne Allard
There is violence in real life but I would never impose violence in a film just to attract the audience. Abbas Kiarostami
I have a responsibility to not look crazy in public. I don't want to be the person where later in life when I have kids, to say, 'Don't do this' and my kids go, 'But Mom, you did it.' Raven-Symone
The gift of writing is to be self-forgetful, to get a surge of inner life or inner supply or unexpected sense of empowerment, to be afloat, to be out of yourself. Seamus Heaney
Life has been kind to me. I am happy with the love and appreciation that I have been getting throughout my career. I feel blessed. Vidya Balan
Yoga is self-conquest. Self-conquest is God-realisation. He who practises yoga does two things with one stroke: he simplifies his whole life, and he gets free access to the Divine. Sri Chinmoy
I was raised in a family where cinema was a way of life. It was not only about making films, it was relationship, passion, love, everything at the same time. Thomas Langmann
I've scammed so many people throughout my whole life who never learned my true identity until I started acting. Charlie Bewley
Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life. Gabriela Sabatini
My life revolves around my writing, my wife and my son. James Patterson
We must not inflict life on children who will be resented; we must not inflict unwanted children on society. Anne Lamott
I enjoy my life. Marat Safin
People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror. Logan Pearsall Smith
The advice I've been giving to people all my life - that you may not be interested in the dialectic but the dialectic is interested in you; you can't give up politics, it won't give you up - was the advice I should have been taking myself. Christopher Hitchens
As a teenager, my blackness was also questioned by some of the life choices I made that weren't considered to be 'black' choices. For example, joining the swim team when it is a known fact that 'black folk don't swim'; or choosing to become a vegetarian when blacks clearly love chicken. Issa Rae
Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life. D. H. Lawrence
After two wars, I have been in danger too often to bother very much about being killed, and when it comes, I would prefer that it should happen in an aeroplane, since aeroplanes have been the best part of my life. Nevil Shute
The extreme side of my personality, which I chose to sort of display, was snowballing and getting a life of its own. It was like looking in a mirror and not recognising myself. Brian Molko
Coming from a family of preachers, the idea of giving back has been part of my life as long as I can remember. David Green
I don't know where I see myself next month let alone five years. My whole life is last minute. I enjoy the spontaneity of it; I like not knowing what I will do next or whether I will be in the country next week. I just enjoy being around a creative environment. Amber Le Bon
Having seen my mom in community volunteer work my whole life and in Congress for 25 years, it is true as she often says that she sees her service as an extension of her role as a mother and a grandmother. Christine Pelosi
I think I'll be single my whole life. It's entirely possible I'm going to end up alone. Because I don't want to make any sacrifices for my own development and achieving what I want to achieve, and I don't want a family to get in the way of that. Olga Kurylenko
My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy. Judy Collins
I came back to my original wife. I came back to her after I made a few boo-boos in my life. Coming back to her was good for me, good for her and good for the children. Jean-Claude Van Damme
Music is about expressing things you can't in everyday life. Brian Molko
The jobs crisis has reached a boiling point, which is why we see Occupy Wall Street protestors crying out for an America that lets all of us reach for the American Dream again - a dream that says if you work hard and play by the rules, you can have a good life and retire with dignity. John Garamendi
I plot the first 5 or 6 chapters quite minutely, and also the end. So I know where I am going but not how I'm going to get there, which gives characters the chance to develop organically, as happens in real life as you get to know a person. Joanna Trollope
It was Neuberger who first taught me how to do research, both technically and as a way of life, and I owe much to him. Frederick Sanger
For disorder obstructs: besides, it doth disgust life, distract the appetities, and yield no true relish to the senses. Margaret Cavendish
I think the most important thing that I think everyone in America must have is belief that wherever they live, whatever station they have in life, that the American dream is alive and well. I think the fracturing of trust and confidence is in the American dream. Howard Schultz
To lose your everyday life of surfing and being creative on waves, enjoying the ocean - that's scary to me. It was essential to at least try surfing again and get out there and see how it went. Bethany Hamilton
One must measure and conduct one's life on its own terms. Henry Grunwald
I've always loved watches my whole life. When I was growing up, I always thought of having a great watch as that next step - of making it, of a rite of passage. James Marsden
In the small remaining journey of life that I have left, I want to choose who I want to be with and to hang around. Stewart Rahr
I'm a deeply boring person in real life; I don't do any drinking and going out until four in the morning. I'll usually head straight home for a cup of tea. Bonnie Langford
In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress, withdrawal, and asocial manner. Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then. Arthur Bremer
I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen, like, a sunset. Chris Evans
The minute I was told what to do at any age, I did the opposite. Hopefully I'll do that for the rest of my life. Jason Blum
Human beings are pampered by the Lord. Their real tests don't come until later in life. Willie Stargell
Life is too sweet and too short to express our affection with just our thumbs. Touch is meant for more than a keyboard. Kristin Armstrong
Five cats and a woman. That is all I need in life. Alejandro Jodorowsky
I really would like to be involved in things and to understand things, and in some ways you've got to be careful what you wish for because I feel very, very blessed to have such an interesting life and to be able to have little snapshots of lives of people from many different parts of the world. Yo-Yo Ma
I have sort of a life in Los Angeles. George Stroumboulopoulos
I haven't seen 'The Exorcist,' but I've seen a lot of pictures of the girl in it. So now I don't actually want to see it. She scares me so much. I don't know what it is, but even though it's quite old now, it still has the best and scariest make-up I've ever seen in my life. Kodi Smit-McPhee
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning. Samuel Johnson
I've tested life and I've learned what works for me. Joe Namath
Sometimes the world seems like a big hole. You spend all your life shouting down it and all you hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole. Adam Duritz
I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. Srikumar Rao
I don't want to get too philosophical, but in a sense, you're given this gift, this sort of creative force in you, and I think everyone has it, and it's completely unique to you. And you as a person have a little bit of a responsibility as its shepherd if you choose to incorporate that into your life. Ze Frank
To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings. Bodhidharma
I was an opportunist and got away with things because I was very young, but I went to prison and came out and remade my life. Frank Abagnale
You have to be positive, and I'm not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life. Sheryl Swoopes
When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about. Elias Canetti
There comes a crossroads in every marriage where you grow together or grow apart. I outgrew Len. He wanted me to be in that leather jumpsuit for the rest of my life and do nothing else. He constrained me. It got to a point where the marriage died or I did. Suzi Quatro
I'm one of the slowest drivers on the road. I mosey along. If you're doing anything too fast, including living life too fast, that creates sudden death. If I have to be somewhere on time, I make sure I leave early enough. Anthony Hopkins
My life is a monument to procrastination, to the art of putting things off until later, or much later, or possibly never. Craig Brown
The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architecture. Alvar Aalto
I've been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21. Arthur Godfrey
I've changed for the better. I'm much more selfless and humble and you're reminded about what life's really about. You love your kid so much that you just want to be a brilliant role model for them. It cleans up your act a bit. Curtis Stone
If I have one addiction in life, it's probably food. Liam Hemsworth
I don't know how many hills and valleys I've had, how many times I've had to refocus my world and my life and my career. Patrick Swayze
The book is called 'A House in the Sky' because during the very, very darkest times, that was how I survived. I had to find a safe place to go in my mind where there was no violence being done to my body and where I could reflect on the life I had lived and the life that I still wanted to live. Amanda Lindhout
My personal take on politics is I deal with social situations and cultural situations in my music and in my life. I have said on record many times that I haven't voted. I'm not the type of person who says, 'I'm never going to vote.' I think it's clear to me that our system has failed us. Talib Kweli
I always check my harness before I do a stunt; I test-drive the cars I have to race or explode; I'm present at all pyrotechnical rehearsals; and I walk through everything step-by-step. No man should put their life in someone else's hands unless they have covered their own safety from all angles. Akshay Kumar
Being a mum is the best thing that has ever been given to me in my life. Emilia Fox
I have been an 'Official' all my life, without the least turn for it. I never could attain a true official manner, which is highly artificial and handles trifles with ludicrously disproportionate gravity. William Allingham
There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints. Rita Dove
I'm very shy in real life; I can't really hit on girls. Jeffrey Donovan
Even under normal conditions, how we can distinguish various events, various experiences, and be able to reproduce it later is, of course, a very interesting question and, I think, one that we face in day to day life. Susumu Tonegawa
My relationship with God has gotten so much stronger. He's always had his hand on me. He always guided me. I didn't always go where he wanted me to go. But He always had me. Now that I'm actually listening and being obedient, life is so much better. DMX
I'm not denying that depression can be spiritually induced. Guilt from having wronged and hurt others can bring it on. A sense of having failed to live out the will of God can give rise to depression. Certainly the fear of death and what might follow can sap the joy out of life. Tony Campolo
I feel as though my life is bathed in golden sunlight. And the really wonderful thing is that I know it. Helen McCrory
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction. Rita Mae Brown
No government, no organisation, no citizen can afford to be less than vigilant in combating bigotry, intolerance and hatred. And frankly, our way of life depends on that vigilance. Barry O'Farrell
I came across humanity in Istanbul, and all I know about life comes from Istanbul, and definitely, I am writing about Istanbul. I also love the city because I live there, it has formed me, and it's me. Of course it is natural. If somebody lived all his life in Delhi, he will write about Delhi. Orhan Pamuk
You really can't say enough about 'Blade Runner.' For that movie to have such a long life - you can't describe what a beautiful feeling that is. Initially, the movie was out of theaters in something like two weeks. But the people that wanted it back - the fans - they really saved it. Rutger Hauer
I don't want to compare myself to Picasso, but he had four or five periods in his life. Any good artist grows and changes and matures. Tucker Max
If I were rewriting 'Love, Medicine & Miracles,' I might consider changing its title to 'The Side Effects of Cancer.' Healing is hard work, as is any change one must make in one's life. I and others have learned, however, that the side effects of cancer may not all be bad ones. Bernie Siegel
I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends. Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life. Emilia Fox
For me, its like go ahead and eat. Live your life. I mean, I've just seen so much death, you know, as of late, being in my 40s, of people getting sick or, you know, whatever, that I just feel like, you know what? You never know with life. Eat. Enjoy yourself. Just try to be healthy and, you know, and watch it. Debi Mazar
A 1990 Gallup poll found that 77 percent of Americans polled said abortion was the taking of human life. I agree, and believe that taking the life on an innocent child is unjust. Robert Casey
I was lucky enough to know exactly what I wanted to do when I was growing up. I think one of the hardest things to figure out in life is what your calling is, and what truly makes you happy - not what you want to work at, but what you want to do. Scott Foley
When I think of the 1980s, the only color that comes to mind is a brown, yellowish color. I guess it's coming from my life experience, and it's melancholia and sadness and a bit of joy. Denis Villeneuve
Show me any top entertainer or top business executive, and I'll show you a guy who has mapped out his life from the very start. Bobby Darin
To be an artist, you don't have to compose music or paint or be in the movies or write books. It's just a way of living. It has to do with paying attention, remembering, filtering what you see and answering back, participating in life. Viggo Mortensen
I don't walk off and come back for encores. I figure I can add four weeks to my life that way. Colin Hay
What I've come to know is that in life, it's not always the questions we ask, but rather our ability to hear the answers that truly enriches our understanding. Never, never stop learning. Lester Holt
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. Mike Murdock
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last. Marcus Aurelius
If you are starving and young and in search of answers as to why your life is so difficult, fundamentalism can be alluring. We know this for a fact because former members of Boko Haram have admitted it: They offer impressionable young people money and the promise of food, while the group's mentors twist their minds with fanaticism. Muhammadu Buhari
Whether by a Mack truck or by heart failure or faulty lungs, death happens. But life isn't really just about avoiding death, is it? It's about living. Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick
I love New York, and I'm drawn to a certain intensity of life, but I've just never felt like I want to escape from the Midwest. A writer lives a great deal in his own head, and so one intuitively finds places where your head is more clear. New York for me is one of those places. Garrison Keillor
Life is all about having a good time. Miley Cyrus
I say all the time I think there should be some courses in the regular schooling system that isn't, even like about credit, things that matter later in life. I learned the harder way: 'Look, I got a $500 credit card in the mail, let's go shopping!' Khloe Kardashian
If you're not someone who has a natural and effortless love for yourself, it's hard to let go of your desire to please other people, and that's really not an ingredient for a happy life. Anne Hathaway
We have a good life when we manage to live with both satisfied and unsatisfied needs, when we are not obsessed by what is beyond our reach. Kjell Magne Bondevik
Tapas is a celebration of life. Jose Andres Puerta
There are two ways to go when you hit that crossroads in your life: There is the bad way, when you sort of give up, and then there is the really hard way, when you fight back. I went the hard way and came out of it okay. Now, I'm sitting here and doing great. Matthew Perry
Luck has a lot to do with how your life develops. Martti Ahtisaari
I want to be a writer you can always depend on for a good read during your vacation, during your flight, during a time in your life when you want to forget the world around you. Jeff Abbott
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. William James
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. William Ellery Channing
Empty-brained triflers who have never tried to think, who take their creed as they take their fashions, speak of atheism as the outcome of foul life and vicious desires. Annie Besant
There's a theory that says that life is based on a competition and the struggle and the fight for survival, and it's interesting because when you look at the fractal character of evolution, it's totally different. It's based on cooperation among the elements in the geometry and not competition. Bruce Lipton
I'm here as a product of process of evolution, which doesn't make very many exceptions. And which rates life relatively cheaply. Christopher Hitchens
My wife is not a public person. She is uncomfortable with the limelight, which is why I love her. I don't want a political wife - I want someone who, when I get home, I can have a normal life with. Jeb Bush
The eternal link between Lincoln's life and Passover - the fact that Lincoln's death, marked in the Hebrew calendar, coincides with Passover every year - is certainly fitting, and perhaps even part of the providence that Lincoln began to see in his own life and the life of his nation. Meir Soloveichik
It's life isn't it? You plow ahead and make a hit. And you plow on and someone passes you. Then someone passes them. Time levels. Katharine Hepburn
Even though everybody's lives are different, in general we're all human beings, and we go through the same things: disappointments, the pleasures of life, life and death. That's always been a really big part of the show to me, making sure the audience feels connected, and that carries through to the album. Joan Jett
I enjoy my life very much. Joe Nichols
The Internet has become a tool to pick on people and ruin someone's life. I don't think parents realize what's going on. Just because you're not at school doesn't mean kids aren't harassing you on the computer. Alexa Vega
You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life - so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself. Jane Seymour
Camping is something I've done all my life. Stefanie Powers
In every aspect of life, I consider myself incredibly fortunate. Matt Mullenweg
There are particular images that I like. Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography. Helena Christensen
We know we must win the war on terror to protect innocent people and the freedoms that define our way of life. Doc Hastings
Cynicism is tough. A cynic's point of view is really pitiful. I derive pleasure out of a lot of things in life. As long as I'm fairly healthy, it's hard to stay dismal for very long. Shawn Colvin
I find I'm the sort of harried working mother who has difficulty scheduling in a bit of rest amid the Ptolemaically complicated interlocking gears of professional and personal life. Sandra Tsing Loh
If you think the ocean isn't important, imagine Earth without it. Mars comes to mind. No ocean, no life support system. Sylvia Earle
It's like everything in your life is wonderful, but you have so much wonderful - this is all going to sound horrible - but when you have so much wonderful, it isn't wonderful because you don't actually have time to enjoy it. Tom Ford
Life creates conditions conducive to life. Janine Benyus
There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work. Jean de la Bruyere
I know that my life is going to be hell from here on. Susan Smith
I have never dissected my personal life. What sense would it make? Katrina Kaif
It is the task of theologians to establish the limits of justice and injustice regarding the intrinsic goodness or wickedness of an act; it is the task of the observer of public life to establish the relationships of political justice and injustice, that is, of what is useful or harmful to society. Cesare Beccaria
I'm still happy, I like this life. Li Na
The joke I always make is I'm either running for reelection, running for Senate, running for governor, or running for my life. The latter is also a viable possibility. Cory Booker
I wouldn't want to be reincarnated as a butler. I couldn't for the life of me do the job in real life. Jim Carter
I'm at a place in my life right now where I'm very happy, very content. I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love, who I want to be with. Sheryl Swoopes
I feel there's a power in theatre, but it's an indirect power. It's like the relationship of the sleeper to the unconscious. You discover things you can't afford to countenance in waking life. You can forget them, remember them a day later or not have any idea what they are about. Tony Kushner
Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance. Albert Claude
But I was going to be a teacher my entire life, so I wasn't counting on money to much. Clay Aiken
I grew up in a family with two very strong women, my mother and my older sister, and they were big influences on my life. I've spent a life loving women, and studying them as much as I can, or am allowed to. Darren Aronofsky
There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don't just have to do with career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That's really a luxury problem. Philip Seymour Hoffman
The lack of women directors is a sad fact of life. Kathryn Bigelow's thrilling Best Director win may help turn things around. Lynda Obst
We need to accept that consumption is not the end goal of our life and stop measuring our well-being simply on the basis of earnings. We need to explicitly take the quality of our work-related life into account in judging our well-being. Ha-Joon Chang
I've lived my life in a way that I feel would be an example to young women and I've always given my best in everything I've tried. Cindy Margolis
I worked in theater my whole life. My mom was a drama teacher at my middle school. In high school, I was Drama Club President every year, and then I auditioned for conservatory acting programs. Jenn Proske
In the entirety of my life, I have never had an eating disorder. Joyce Giraud
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists. Georg C. Lichtenberg
Something I stand for is being brave enough to invest in creative ideas that I firmly believe in and bringing those to life. G-Eazy
Passing into practical life, illustrations of this fact are found everywhere; the distant, or the unseen, steadies and strengthens us against the rapid whirl of things around us. Matthew Simpson
Wherever I am, I will embrace the life and the lifestyle. I've lived in Hollywood before, and we've moved into the old neighbourhood in West Hollywood. I love California. John Barrowman
I have decided to follow in my sinful ways, and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious life I was leading over the previous months, including several hours of Talmudic study a day. Luke Ford
None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life. William Jennings Bryan
I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I'm the most happy fellow that I know. Brendan Fraser
I don't need no stool and mike stand. I don't need all of that to be funny. I've been funny my whole life. This is a gift God gave me. I spread love wherever I'm at. I'm like Marvin Gaye. Tracy Morgan
I won't say that I'm an agnostic, since agnosticism maintains that one cannot know... but I'm not averse to the idea of some intelligence or some organizing force that set up the initial conditions of the universe in such a way that ultimately generated stars, planets and life. B. F. Skinner
People from all walks of life and all over the world look at me and know my humble beginnings and know that everything I've done has been through hard work. People respect me as a marketer and brand builder. Sean Combs
I've spent my life navigating through sensitive issues. Not wanting to upset people. Barry McGuigan
I have always been the first on the dance floor. Before fame, people thought it made me a good laugh; now, people point and call me an attention seeker! I'm very aware of the way people can view me, but I'm very aware that I have to just enjoy my life. Jessie J
Everybody's got something. In the end, what choice does one really have but to understand that truth, to really take it in, and then shop for groceries, get a haircut, do one's work; get on with the business of one's life. That's the hope, anyway. David Rakoff
I am overwhelmed with gratitude, and my heart is full. 'American Sniper' has broken records, which follows such an honest path of Chris's life. Taya Kyle
It isn't that I don't tackle issues; it's just that they're secondary to giving somebody an escape route from the banal routine of everyday life. Geraldine McCaughrean
This show has been a major revitalization of my family life and personal life. It gave my family an avenue to speak to me honestly. Willie Aames
Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her. Jeanne Tripplehorn
I try not to label myself anything, really, but you know, I'm definitely an indoorsy person, and I definitely kind of just try to, you know, stay away from life in the public eye, at least. Macaulay Culkin
She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity; she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life, ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these she saw the splendors of the spirit. Sri Aurobindo
I've played a lot in Las Vegas in my life. Julio Iglesias
My grandma and my mom are not happy about the fact that I am still a bachelor. It's not on my mind that I have to find the person I'm going to spend the rest of my life with. It will happen the way it's going to happen. Maksim Chmerkovskiy
When you have children, you don't have downtime, but I have a family life that is rich and fulfiling. Julianne Moore
You can tell someone who doesn't have love in their life, then someone who is in love. Janet Jackson
One of life's terrible truths is that women like guys who seem to know what they're doing. Anthony Bourdain
I'm going to write a whole pilot and see if anyone's interested, and if not then I'll just live out the tortured life instead of showing it on TV. Andy Milonakis
I meditate. I've been a meditator since, I think I was doing it unofficially before all my life and then began to formalize it somewhere around 14. Lorraine Toussaint
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist. Gail Sheehy
My life is okay, my life is pretty good. Shia LaBeouf
I didn't want to become some embittered old hack getting his revenge for the rest of my life. And I didn't want to become some scared creature cowering in a corner. I remember telling myself not to carry the hatred around, although I know where it is. I have it in a trunk in storage. Salman Rushdie
All my life I been doin' what people tell me to do. Now, I'm telling them. John Lee Hooker
All my life the only thing I've been good at has been climbing and throwing myself off big things. Bear Grylls
In academic life, false ideas are merely false, and useless ones can be fun to play with. Michael Ignatieff
Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language. Hilaire Belloc
The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism. Arthur Miller
I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things. Jonny Greenwood
Life is too short to work so hard. Vivien Leigh
They'll probably start working on my movie sometime... They are doing a complete movie of my life story. It will not be based on any negativity. It will be more about my life, from a kid, how I came up and why I came through. Ike Turner
I have a remarkably normal life. Michael J. Fox
Before 'Life of Pi,' I wanted to do economics. And now, I realize how bad a mistake that would have been. I just can't see it as my cup of tea anymore. Suraj Sharma
My maternal grandmother, Penelope, was a very big figure in my life. She was a child of the Raj, born in India, a debutante who hobnobbed with royals, then married a Canadian, Bill Aitken, who became MP for Bury St Edmunds. Jack Davenport
The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete. Pierre de Coubertin
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify. Henry David Thoreau
Ours was not a normal or easy life. Justin Trudeau
I love the movies, and when I go to see a movie that's been made from one of my books, I know that it isn't going to be exactly like my novel because a lot of other people have interpreted it. But I also know it has an idea that I'll like because that idea occurred to me, and I spent a year, or a year and a half of my life working on it. Stephen King
When the ship goes down, the waves very quickly roll over the top of it, and attention shifts elsewhere. It's just the natural order of things in TV - in life - and is as it should be. Hugh Laurie
My whole life I've actually been training to be a stunt man without realising it. I've always loved extreme sports, and I now I get paid for it. Steve Truglia
As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them. I talk about them because they are the most important things in my life but they are private people. I won't use them for my own press. Jami Gertz
In life, you have people that love to party. That's me. People that love God. That's me. People that love sex. That's me. People that love people. That's me. And people that make mistakes. That's me also. R. Kelly
Nothing in my younger life could have told me I would have needed to know how to speak English. Omar Sy
I was so moved by music that I wanted to create it as well, but once you decide that's what you want to do with your life, to be successful, you have to be business-minded, too. Lizzo
You know, I think I had my first past life recall when I was 7. Shirley MacLaine
I tried once in my life to write a novel. I had written something like 80 pages of it when my laptop got stolen. When I told people this, they acted as if something tragic had happened, but I kind of felt relieved, grateful to the thief who saved me from another year of something that felt more like homework than fun. Etgar Keret
Very often I've known people who wouldn't say a word to each other, but they'd go to see movies together and experience life that way. Martin Scorsese
For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy
I have certain strong interests that fill my life as well. Loretta Swit
While I accept that there are certain things about my private life that will always be of interest to the public, it would be better if you give the same amount of attention to issues that matter as well. Benigno Aquino III
The goal as a musician, I think, is to be able to make music as a living for the rest of your life. Taylor Momsen
It's easier to write from my own life, and it's also more fun. I always write about relationships, for instance, whether they're romantic relationships, friendships, encounters... there's always a lesson to be learned from them. Jason Mraz
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs. Epicurus
My mother wanted a conservative, secure life, and she has been married to my father since she was 18... A lot of hard work went into that marriage and a lot of not getting what you want. Kimberly Quinn
I owe my life and hope to the gospel. Without it I would still be strutting with racist pride, or I would be suffering the moral paralysis of 'white guilt.' But the gospel has an answer to both pride and guilt. John Piper
They say the music you listen to in your formative years stays with you and leaves an impression for the rest of your life. For me, the things that I fell in love with happened in the '70s, when artists were nurtured by record companies and it wasn't about singles. Nikki Sixx
I've missed a lot of trains in my life, and another one always comes. Lapo Elkann
There are no wishy-washy astronauts. You don't get up there by being uncaring and blase. And whatever gave you the sense of tenacity and purpose to get that far in life is absolutely reaffirmed and deepened by the experience itself. Chris Hadfield
There is a set of rules and a code of conduct that I believe that you should adhere to in life. Stuart Pearce
Life does not measure up to performing... Performing is perfect. Joan Rivers
It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance. Erich von Stroheim
How happy I am to go to the front at last. To do my bit. To prove with my life what I think I feel. Ernst Toller
We've got to practice three weeks, get the kinks out, then we've got to practice three weeks with the crew, and then go out for four months. It's just a huge chunk of time out of life. Bob Seger
I think you should dress nicely for airports. You're surrounded by people coming from all walks of life. You should look your best. Casey Neistat
If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all. Rodney Dangerfield
It hit me really hard that I want kids in my life. Patti Stanger
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life. Arnold Bennett
Keep your private life private. Be open to suggestions from different people. And just be nice. I have heard stories about people who are just plain rude to the press or fans. Michelle Trachtenberg
The Tracy Morgan you see is the Tracy Morgan in real life. He's a great guy but... man, is he a nut. Kurt Fuller
I'm excited to bring my characters to life in book form. Toby Turner
There were a lot of people, I found, who'd rather watch me live my life than live their own life. Steve Mann
The life I live due to my work is difficult to share. Pedro Almodovar
To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them, make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other, celebrating our love. Alex Grey
Your intentions are your nonphysical causes that set energy into motion. They create a multitude of effects and, therefore, determine the experiences of your life. This is one of the most important things that you can know. It is also something that you can see for yourself is true. Gary Zukav
A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm. James Thomas Fields
The clothes that I design and everything I've done is about life and how people live and how they want to live and how they dream they'll live. That's what I do. Ralph Lauren
Did you come of age in those sweet summers of the early nineteen-sixties, when the airwaves were full of rock and roll's doo-wop promise of joy and the nation was full of J.F.K.'s eloquent promise of a New Frontier? I did. Life seemed to be laid out before us like a banquet; everything was for the taking, especially hearts. John Lahr
I would love to have twins. I think there's something nice about having two babies, and they're there for each other their whole entire life. Melanie Brown
Usually I do everything reverse. I practice something in movies and then I try it in real life. John Cusack
Nature, too, shall live its own life. We must beware not to disrupt it with the color of our houses and interior fittings. yet we should not attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together into a higher unity. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
I don't like my whole life dragged out. I don't want anyone to know about me, because I don't think I'm very interesting... I like my work. I like what I gave. And that was it. Lilly Pulitzer
Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained. Stendhal
Clinton is a big personality who has led a big life, and for some of the media conventional wisdom to boil it down to a view that 'all people are really interested in' are a few moments of madness in the Oval Office gets him, the importance of the presidency, and the significance of his life, all wrong. Alastair Campbell
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life. Camille Paglia
I've been able to stay good because of my family and keeping God first. If you don't have God in your life, how are you going to navigate through this world? Keke Palmer
If you want small changes in your life, work on your attitude. But if you want big and primary changes, work on your paradigm. Stephen Covey
I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life. Constance Baker Motley
I've had a lot of different lives. I was adopted, I grew up in Nebraska, and then I went to Northwestern... Then I had this really extraordinary, different life than my parents. Dan Chaon
I started out as a lawyer and came in laterally to Goldman Sachs. So I learned myself that life is unpredictable. That you really should, in terms of your career, try to be excellent at what you're doing. I think if you focus on your job, and you focus on being broad in the context of your job, the next jobs follow from that. Lloyd Blankfein
When I retire or pass away, I will be able to look back and say that this has been an exciting life. That's all that matters. Martin Yan
My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what's important to me. Michael Imperioli
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me. Thomas Merton
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong. Queen Elizabeth II
I went through a lot in my life that scarred me pretty good. I built a wall around myself to the point where nobody knew what was really going on inside of me, including myself. Jake Roberts
I'm practicing a kind of meandering faith, or faithful meandering. I just trust that something is coming. I don't know what it is. But I've been a straphanger all my life; I know what it's like to not know when the next train is coming, but I trust the subway. Sarah Jones (stage actress)
I've certainly had periods when I felt like life was winning and I was losing, so I think everybody can relate to that quandary - the temptation to give in, to give up, and then what It takes to keep going. Malcolm Gets
Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy - and that is life. Jean Anouilh
Bill Condon, I must say, may have been one of the best professional experiences of my life, collaborating with him. He, himself, is an Academy Award winning screenwriter. He is a storyteller first and foremost, so we speak the same language. We approach things always from the story. Melissa Rosenberg
I am politically pro-choice, but personally pro-life. I have my faith but refuse to force it on the world at large - especially this world, so brutal and unjust. I cannot make these wrenching personal life and death decisions for others - nor do I believe they should be made by a church run by childless men. Julianna Baggott
I'm having the life that I kind of hoped I might have one time, you know? I do feel like I have a place here. And, at least, I deserve it, as much as anybody else, hopefully. James McAvoy
I'm not sure I'd go back and do anything over in my life. I've definitely had my fair share of failures and moments where I wasted my time or that of other people, but if I did those moments over, I'd have missed out on so many lessons. Trip Adler
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin
I'm just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that's the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective. Tim Tebow
There was this song I was working on called 'Swing.' It was almost finished, but there was something missing, and I couldn't for the life of me figure it out. And then this little piece of information - this little tweet - came to the forefront of my mind. Imogen Heap
I was always an actor, starting in middle school. I was in all the plays and all that. But dancing didn't come into my life until late into high school. Harry Shum, Jr.
I believe that who we are, and consequently the work that we make, whether we're visual artists or writers or journalists or filmmakers, is a projection of where we were born, what's been withheld or lavished upon us, our color, our sex, our class. And everything we do in life to some degree is a reflection of that context. Barbara Kruger
A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts. Brandon Lee
The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty. Fritz Todt
The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before. Ron Silver
Almost every morning I write in my journal. I've been keeping it for a long time - I've filled more than 50 books. I write about what's going on in my personal and spiritual life or what's going on at work. It helps me keep things in perspective, especially when things get crazy or I get stressed or we have obstacles. Blake Mycoskie
In my long life I have found peace, joy, and happiness beyond my fondest hopes and dreams. One of the supreme benedictions of my life has been my marriage to an elect daughter of God. I love her with all my heart and soul. James E. Faust
I wrote 'Soul Keeping' because we are taught more about how to care for our cars than how to steward our souls. But you cannot have an impactful life with an impoverished soul. John Ortberg
I was given away. If your mother gives you away, you think everybody who comes into your life is going to give you away. Eartha Kitt
I think a lot of young girls go through that period in their life of finding who they are, and at that point, looking good matters the most. Colleen Atwood
My whole life has been a lie. Bobby Darin
Who knows? Maybe years from now I'll be on a ranch in Colorado with 10 kids. The whole point of life is to experience a little bit of everything, and I think it's better when there are a few surprises thrown in. Keri Russell
And I certainly won't lay out areas of my life that I think are just private. Kevin Spacey
I was not tormented in any way; I was never even bullied. I had a nice teenage life. Sara Shepard
How many deaf people do you know in real life? Unless they live in a cave, or are 14, which seems to be true for most people in this business, what could I possibly tell them that they don't already know? Marlee Matlin
It's a fine line of doing what's good for your life and what your parents want you to do, but also following your dreams. With my parents, when I was younger, I always had to do two things. If I was acting, I always had to do a sport or something on the arts side of things along with that. Kaley Cuoco
In the end, does it really matter if newspapers physically disappear? Probably not: the world is always changing. But does it matter if organisations independent enough and rich enough to employ journalists to do their job disappear? Yes, that matters hugely; it affects the whole of life and society. Andrew Marr
There's no way to get around the fact that Jesus is the only way to Heaven, and He is so good that He exchanged His place in Heaven to come suffer on a cross for humanity and rose to set us free from eternal life in Hell. Monica Johnson
Some of the things I think I learned from that were very educational as far as just paying bills - the basics in dealing with a restaurant like that. It was just life - the education involved in running the organization, even on a small level. Todd English
I've already lived one full life, and so now I'm about to endeavor to see what else the good Lord has in store for me, and I'm wide open. Valerie Simpson
It's so interesting that the romantic side of my life comes from my father, who I really didn't even know that well. Sophie B. Hawkins
In a meadow full of flowers, you cannot walk through and breathe those smells and see all those colors and remain angry. We have to support the beauty, the poetry, of life. Jonas Mekas
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht
The first lie of fiction is that the author gives some order to the chaos of life: chronological order, or whatever order the author chooses. Isabel Allende
You can't go into new life experiences without the understanding that yeah, you may fail, but knowing you might fail can't stop you from trying. Alice Dreger
The nice thing about publishing later in life is that you already know who you are. You don't have to hang out with the 'Paris Review' crowd to try to make yourself feel like a legitimate writer. Hanya Yanagihara
No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life. Ernest Renan
I really don't know what to do when my life is not chaotic. Carrie Brownstein
There are so many times in one's life, when one feels he has nothing more to offer. But no, my river has not run dry. Eric Burdon
I think every woman has this point in her life where she's like, 'I have a great job, great outfits and great friends, but something's missing.' Tracy McMillan
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. Marian Wright Edelman
I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages. Tony Campolo
In Mexico you have death very close. That's true for all human beings because it's a part of life, but in Mexico, death can be found in many things. Gael Garcia Bernal
I urge younger artists to know that you don't have to be anything you don't want. You can do whatever's comfortable for you. From the music I make, to the things I do in my life, I'm true to my R&B core. I have the capability to make pop records and crossover, but that's not my aim. Trey Songz
I hope that by modeling feminism in my own life, work and relationships that it will haut become an organic part of my daughter's life. But I'm also fully prepared for her to become a Republican as a way to rebel as a teenager - that would be just my luck! Jessica Valenti
I think everyone has their personal stands, and everyone has challenges in their life. Anna Popplewell
In the film world, we can all be heroes. In the real world, where heroism can cost you your life or the life of the ones you love, people aren't so willing to make those sacrifices. When they do, they are set apart from the rest of us. John Rhys-Davies
Sometimes in life, things just fall in to my lap. I'm very blessed that way. Aileen Quinn
I don't feel comfortable talking about my private life, and some people in my private life don't feel comfortable about me talking about it. So I don't. Gina McKee
Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Everyone goes through adversity in life, but what matters is how you learn from it. Lou Holtz
I spent 2010-2012 in Stockholm, trying to figure things out. I caught up on life! At the end of 2012, the relationship I was in ended, and I took the first plane to L.A. where my Swedish label has been setting up base. I felt so much more inspired to write and record than I had ever been, and the songs just started coming. Erik Hassle
I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing. John Dyer
All my life, people have asked me what I was so mad about. 'Why you so mad?' And I was never mad. I'm not mad, I just look mad. M. C. Gainey
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. Diane Ackerman
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer. Johnny Cash
Anything that gets in the way of my focus to create gets cut out of my life. It's not easy. Sometimes it's family. Sometimes it's friends. Sometimes it's the ability to have a relationship. John Zorn
I said I didn't want to spend most of my life in Holidays Inns, but I've checked and they've all been redecorated. They're marvelous places to stay and I've thought it over and that's where I'd like to be. Walter F. Mondale
After I directed, when I went back to being an actor, I was like, 'God, this is the life!' Because you only have to concentrate on one thing. Campbell Scott
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. Erich Fromm
I always try to see the good in everything, and that gives me strength. Even when I lost in the London Olympics quarterfinals, I said to myself, 'Don't lose heart, God has his own plans.' Actually, life just goes on; you have to accept whatever challenge you face and become stronger. Vijender Singh
The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life. Thomas Hobbes
I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare - 'hey, there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.' I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one. Chiwetel Ejiofor
Narrow your life down to this moment. Your life situation may be full of problems - most life situations are - but find out if you have a problem at this moment. Do you have a problem now? Eckhart Tolle
I have always felt that the truth is prophetic, and that if you describe precisely what you see and give it life with your imagination, then what you write ought to have lasting value, no matter what the mood of your prose. Paul Theroux
As you wake up to sort of Morocco coming to life, and you drive a two hour journey through the desert as the sun is rising over the sand dunes... I saw landscapes and visual stuff that I'll never forget. It was special. Jim Sturgess
'The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movement in Iraq,' by Hanna Batatu. Few may wish to take on this massive, obscure work, but it changed my life, and I love it. Adam Davidson
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. Helen Rowland
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. Charlie Chaplin
I am a California girl, born and raised, so flip-flops and cutoff shorts are my go-to look. An easy Angeleno uniform, so to speak. But for my role on 'Suits,' I'm dressed in Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, and Prada almost every day. And therein lies the difference. For work, I wear art; in real life, I wear clothes. Meghan Markle
Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life. Alex Noble
I'm really the candidate who has really lived his whole life in suburbia. Bob McDonnell
Superstition is the poetry of life. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I was thinking about the women of Pakistan, those who are not allowed to get education, those who are not allowed to do whatever they want to do in their life. I hope that the families will understand that the contribution of women is important and can be more powerful for building a greater country. Samina Baig
There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty. John Boyd Orr
People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well. Carl Lewis
The fact that I spent my life in universities in a manner that I no longer have close identification with bricklayers is a pain to me. Stanley Hauerwas
I don't see how we can have both the freedoms we had before and the safety net that we all need considering the way the world is today. And that's just because human beings can't trust each other. We've given in over and over to some of the darkest elements that exist in life itself. Herbie Hancock
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do. Denis Waitley
In real life, I'm very rational, and I'm not very dramatic. Sophie Kennedy Clark
Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you've lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren't too bad, what more do you need? Jennifer Garner
Truthfully, I don't really think of myself as a photographer. I don't have all the disciplines and knowledge of a person who's spent their life devoted to photography. Patti Smith
For the first time in my life I feel important. I'd like to have five babies. June Allyson
The best of life is to embark on an adventure with a woman interested in having an adventure with you. Oleg Cassini
I'm very grateful for the platform that I've had in my life to speak out about the things I care about. Anne Heche
I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed, 'Here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it.' Nick Nolte
The biggest threat to a better life is the desire to keep the future under control - to make the world predictable by reining in creativity and enterprise. Progress as a neat blueprint, with no deviations and no surprise, may work in children's cartoons or utopian novels. But it's just a fantasy. Virginia Postrel
Some people who've read my story think I had a terrible childhood and that I was neglected or even abused, while others feel that my parents, while certainly flawed, also had truly wonderful qualities. And that's the way it should be, because in real life two people can look at the same president and one will see a hero and the other a villain. Jeannette Walls
Luckily, no one I've ever been in love with has needed me to save their life! Josh Hutcherson
I study more of truth and enlightening. I had to go the next level to talk about life. Jet Li
I'm learning with the older that I get that some feelings are just universal and that I'm not the only one who hates their hair or their life at times. Brie Larson
I appreciate life, talk a lot, love to laugh, and am very optimistic. Kiana Tom
The most important training, though, is to experience life as a writer, questioning everything, inventing multiple explanations for everything. If you do that, all the other things will come; if you don't, there's no hope for you. Orson Scott Card
To have faith doesn't mean you get any less frustrated when you don't do your best, but you know that it's not life and death. Take what you're given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going. Tom Lehman
As a result of my life on the road and the increasing number of rainy afternoons in cinemas, I began to get the idea that I might write a film. Jeremy Lloyd
What am I doing in this silly showbiz life? I do wonder that sometimes. Saffron Burrows
To enter upon the marriage union is one of the most deeply important events of life. It cannot be too prayerfully treated. Our happiness, our usefulness, our living for God or for ourselves afterwards, are often most intimately connected with our choice. Therefore, in the most prayerful manner, this choice should be made. George Muller
The fact of the matter is most women are pro life. Reince Priebus
Working for President Nixon was the most extraordinary professional experience of my life. He was endlessly fascinating: brilliant, visionary, kind, generous, warm, funny - and yes, a good man. Monica Crowley
In life, I'd much rather have people laughing at me than booing me. Josh Peck
Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly. Paul Kane
I don't want to be dragging myself on stage, year in year out, until someone else tells me it is time to go. There are certain birthdays that make you revalue your life. Tina Turner
I grew up riding all my life, so I was very comfy on a horse, thank God. Although I'd never ridden... with sword in my hand. Joshua Sasse
We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right. Roger Mahony
Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress. Milan Kundera
The great end of life is not knowledge but action. Francis Bacon
We put our life on the line to fight for them, put on a show and these guys take our money so whatever happens to Bob Arum, Don King or anyone else is fine with me. Larry Holmes
When it really comes down to it, the job you do is more important and is more representative of who you are than your sexuality or anything else that you have going on in your life. Michael Cudlitz
I'm very happy for the Contreras family. They're out. Now they've got a chance to experience life the way I did as a kid. You know, his kids are going to have a real chance in life now, and the same way that I had it. Rafael Palmeiro
I know for sure that nothing is guaranteed. Life always changes. I know for sure that I'm open to all possibilities always... let's just say my life is never boring. Gayle King
You know, I hate to give advice because my life has been so odd that almost nothing that's happened to me can apply. William Joyce
I can't imagine a more ideal life. Al Jarreau
The secret to modern life is finding the measure in time management. I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don't think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out. Hugh Jackman
I think I'm a better actress for having friends and interests outside the theatre. I wouldn't want to live my life surrounded by other actors all the time. Penelope Keith
If my life can inspire people, then a television show where guests talk about their challenges and what makes them unique would work. Anupam Kher
Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life. Jose Marti
Growing up in the public eye was really tough. When you're 14 and your body is changing, your life is changing, and people are watching every step you make, it's really hard to deal with. But I was pretty lucky, people didn't watch me that closely. Mandy Moore
Life flies by, and it's easy to get lost in the blur. In adolescence, it's 'How do I fit in?' In your 20s, it's 'What do I want to do?' In your 30s, 'Is this what I'm meant to do?' I think the trick is living the questions. Not worrying so much about what's ahead but rather sitting in the grey area - being OK with where you are. Chris Pine
This is my sixth series, and I'm burned out wondering if a show is going to change my life. Don't get me wrong, I love when people recognize my work. But I've given up worrying about whether it'll be seen by two people or two million or 22 million. Charlotte Ross
Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt. Henrik Ibsen
Big waves are a whole different ball game. You're riding a wave with an immense amount of speed and power, generally over 10 meters. On the face of the wave, obviously life and death thoughts start to happen. Kelly Slater
An ordinary life used to look something like this: born into a growing family, you help rear your siblings, have the first of your own half-dozen or even dozen children soon after you're grown, and die before your youngest has left home. Jill Lepore
I feel for anybody who has that level of celebrity where you can't lead a normal life. Martin Henderson
I had to learn to forgive. I couldn't sleep at night. I got ulcers. I had to let go, to let God deal with it. No one wants to be mad in their own house. I didn't want to be angry my whole life. It takes so much energy out of you to be mean. Rodney King
Maybe that's my lot in life as an actor, to be the guy who gets crapped on everywhere he goes. Oh God. Rider Strong
Johnny Carson was a big influence on me - all of those shows I did with him over the years, like, 100 of them, they made a bit of a name for me at the time, so that part of my life was very good. Don Rickles
One of the ideas I've clung to most of my life is that if I just try hard enough it will work out. Meghan O'Rourke
The Hercules' was a monumental undertaking. It is the largest aircraft ever built... I put the sweat of my life into this thing. Howard Hughes
Sound is more than just noise. Ordered sound is music. My life is music. Lou Reed
I believe that life is chaotic, a jumble of accidents, ambitions, misconceptions, bold intentions, lazy happenstances, and unintended consequences, yet I also believe that there are connections that illuminate our world, revealing its endless mystery and wonder. David Maraniss
Take the time to write. You can do your life's work in half an hour a day. Robert Hass
During his brilliant campaign, President Obama wove a powerful narrative about the American we all hope for. And that hope was grounded in a very powerful reality: President Obama's own inspiring life story. Cynthia P. Schneider
I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it's definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I'm sorted I've got good people around me. Olly Murs
All we really want in life is to connect to other human beings, and when you desperately want to connect physically to one specific human being and you can't? That's something I find compelling. Lynn Shelton
To me, everything is wonderful. Life is wonderful. Magic Johnson
When you're doing a startup, life is not all roses and rainbows, like you see on Instagram, and killing it. Paige Craig
If the world is an objective reality that exists independently of us, then humans themselves, even in their own eyes, are nothing more than objects, and their life stories merely a series of disconnected historical accidents, which they may wonder at, but which they themselves have nothing to do with. Imre Kertesz
In life, there are those relationships where you really love someone, but they're just not right for you and there's a little bittersweet feel to it. Jennifer Morrison
I spent half my life being hurt. The leftovers of hurt are an automatic gesture, like a dog that salivates. Oleg Cassini
Melodrama is something that is created... I don't seen a melodramatic episode of '90210' or any show that relies on that and think, 'Oh, that's life. That's how I experience it.' Peter Horton
I'm not an exhibitionist; I don't have a compulsion to share the ins and outs of my daily life with a public audience. Casey Neistat
I try to go throughout my daily life just as if nothing has changed, but you don't have much anonymity anymore, which feels really good. People come up, and say hi and they enjoy your work. Adam Lambert
I feel a bit like when we came through the doors on the first day of rehearsals of that play, from that minute on, my whole life changed. James Corden
As you know, I spent 30 years of my life in the private sector. Donald Evans
I've reached a point in my life where going to the supermarket is a day out. Ashley Jensen
Satan knows that youth is the springtime of life when all things are new and young people are most vulnerable. Ezra Taft Benson
Part of getting older is realizing that you can integrate all these different areas of your life, rather than the adolescent mindset, which for me lasted a long time, which says, 'It's all or nothing.' Chris Robinson
Democracy is a revelation, but it's complicated. There are elections to hold, politics to create, rights to assert, grievances to settle and institutions to build. To many, it's exhilarating. For others, it can be disappointing when it turns out that democracy doesn't immediately make life better. Atifete Jahjaga
It's rare to find women who have that balance between work and life, who are really psyched for another woman's success. Dana Fox
I have played Blair Cramer for 20 years, I feel a personal investment in the success of 'One Life to Live.' I love the show, I'm a fan of the characters, and I have invested in the journey these fictional characters have traveled. Kassie DePaiva
Age isn't a barrier to playing the bass, and I've definitely improved over the years, although maybe I'm not as flash as I once was. But looking back, I can't imagine a life without a guitar. Suzi Quatro
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted. Ellen Glasgow
The state of childhood resonates with life inside a fantasy novel. If you have no control over how you spend large chunks of your day, or are at the mercy of flawed giant beings, then the desire to bend the laws of the world by magic is strong and deep. David Mitchell
A writer is someone who tells you one thing so someday he can tell his readers another thing: what he was thinking but declined to say, or what he would have thought had he been wiser. A writer turns his life into material, and if you're in his life, he uses yours, too. Walter Kirn
I have been an actor for most of my life. When I started out, I didn't think about anything except what was good for me. Like many movie stars, I became all wrapped up in myself. Kirk Douglas
My life is a struggle. Voltaire
Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life! Greg Anderson
I've never had a very great public life. Cameron Mackintosh
Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity. Jennifer Capriati
In the last 17 years of his working life, my father was finally rewarded with having landed a great job as first, a maintenance engineer, and then a senior locksmith with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Tony Visconti
Life with another person is always difficult. Yoko Ono
I think I have a right to live my life the way I like. Malala Yousafzai
Standing on soil feels so much different than standing on city pavement; it lets you look inward and reflect and see who you really are, while you see a beautiful, unspoiled land as far as the eye can see. It allows your inner life to grow. Ricardo Montalban
You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theater because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again. Harvey Fierstein
I don't regret what I've been through. I've had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I've been so blessed that I could never say, 'I wish this didn't happen.' It's part of who I am. There's nothing in my life that's so ugh. Jennifer Lopez
Writing in a journal reminds you of your goals and of your learning in life. It offers a place where you can hold a deliberate, thoughtful conversation with yourself. Robin Sharma
Even though there will be times when I'll need to protect myself - there will definitely be times when I'll have to put up my guard just to monitor what comes in and out of my life - there's a grace there... no pun intended! Grace Gealey
There is nothing more exciting than having a life devoted to fundamental knowledge and to contributing to advance the borders of knowledge. Fabiola Gianotti
I have only recently got interested in film, and it is a strange way of working in many ways. But actually, when it is at its best, it's quite an extraordinary way of working between a director and an actor, to really explore an inner life. Dan Stevens
Harassment is the background radiation of my life. It is a factor in every decision I make. Any time I tweet something or make a post, I'm always thinking about it. Anita Sarkeesian
Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father. Daniel Goleman
'Chels-emojis' are in the works. I use emojis heavily in life, and I think a lot of people do. There are a number that are frustratingly absent - you know how there's kind of a generic white man and a generic white woman? I just want to put a generic black man and a generic black woman. Chelsea Peretti
You must learn to take life less seriously and to laugh. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
I think 'One Woman Army' sums up the overall picture. I talk about love, about life, and I talk about what I want and would hope for and what I need as a woman. It kind of just says it all, you know? Ciara
My life has been a blessing. I'm grateful for everything I do have and the places I'm going and the things I've seen. Leah LaBelle
I don't really make plans and I just want to be happy and continue with my business and take care of my wife and kids. I want to sit back, relax and enjoy life. Larry Holmes
My whole life, I've been watching conductors. I was 7 the first time I played with a conductor. Seeing the ones that do it well, it's an amazing thing. Joshua Bell
I think life is a matter of choices and that wherever we are, good or bad, is because of choices we make. Lou Holtz
As an actor, I think it's always important to separate yourself from your characters because, when you include yourself in a character, you're taking a liberty that you don't really have unless you're life is that incredibly close to the character. Ashley Rickards
When I first went to places where people were suffering from war and persecution, I felt ashamed of my feelings of sadness. I could see more possibilities in my life. Angelina Jolie
Business leaders, social justice groups, farmers and ranchers, doctors and nurses and people from all walks of life are concerned about the climate threat. Frances Beinecke
Shows have asked a lot of actors to take cuts. Shows are going off the air. So okay, life goes on. Austin Peck
I like to be home with my son, kickin' it and watching ESPN, a very normal life. I like to take him to school every day, watch his games. Taraji P. Henson
Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work. Jeanne Moreau
More retirees, longer life expectancy, larger benefits, and fewer workers - these trends have meant substantial increases in the payroll tax. Since the social security program began, the payroll tax has increased more than 500 percent. Alex Tabarrok
I don't think one should ever come to my stage of life and have to look back and say, Gosh. I wish I hadn't spent all those years doing that job I was never really interested in. Charles Kuralt
Yeah, I've always sung, and I always try to find a way for music to be in my life. Lauren Ambrose
I've never followed a list in my life, and that's probably what has created so much nervous energy in my body. Dick Dale
'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' was this role that utterly fell into my lap and changed my life. Tim Blake Nelson
I know I am extraordinarily lucky to be doing what I am doing. I have worked hard along the way and I have been blessed too. I have had a great life. Gary Lineker
Our science fails to recognize those special properties of life that make it fundamental to material reality. This view of the world - biocentrism - revolves around the way a subjective experience, which we call consciousness, relates to a physical process. It is a vast mystery and one that I have pursued my entire life. Robert Lanza
I'm going to Columbia University but I'm trying to keep that low-profile because I don't want weird people following me there. I want the experience of normal college life. Julia Stiles
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. Jerry Lewis
There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he must lose it. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out. Raoul Vaneigem
But I didn't even see God in the show as being very spiritual, I see him or her, it, as being something that is just relevant and very important in her life. Amber Tamblyn
You can ask anyone who knows me, I've never said a racist or prejudiced thing in my life. Val Kilmer
I'm sure there was some part of his soul was intrinsically happy, but he probably had to go through some permutations to really get that to blossom. I'm sure Dad had his challenges, but I think that joy was there from the beginning and he had to find a way to make his life support that and express that. Jennifer Grant
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks. Neil Young
Let's face it: my life tends to revolve around food, and I love feeding people. Ruth Reichl
To me, sadness and humor aren't disrelated and humor is the best tool I've had against the sadness in my life. Mike Mills
For me, I still have feelings for all of my ex-girlfriends. In different parts of my life, I would miss that person. There's something that drew me to that person, and I shared something with them. Miles Teller
From a young age, I had done a lot of theater and musical theater. I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do with my life, but every time I was away from acting, I just felt very incomplete and a little stir crazy. Alexander Koch
The whole purpose of life is to make yourself happy. Ed Victor
Racing takes so much determination, guts, and sacrifice to be on top. I once craved, lived, and breathed racing. I can honestly say now, I'm ready to slow down and enjoy my life. Maybe I'll cut loose and have a cheeseburger or some pizza. Those types of indulgencies are not allowed when you constantly have to monitor your weight. Chantal Sutherland
I think you can say that life is a system in which proteins and nucleic acids interact in ways that allow the structure to grow and reproduce. It's that growth and reproduction, the ability to make more of yourself, that's important. Andrew H. Knoll
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. Brian Tracy
I went to school, but nobody really noticed me. I just came to school, didn't dress up or anything - just a ghost. I just worked out and went out to the field and went the baseball route. That's how I've always been my whole life. Bryce Harper
Life in New York can be so, I don't know, chaotic, overwhelming, busy, frantic, and often, seniors can easily get overlooked. Aaron Lazar
Our culture is hung up on and overemphasises what can be derived from material objects. I think this is something quite new, over the past 200 or 300 years - that life has become about accumulating material wealth. The 21st century is not about accumulating material wealth like the 20th century. It's already eroding. Tino Sehgal
All my life, I have never found a person who really loved this world. Every person hates the world, how he is. Alejandro Jodorowsky
I always wanted to be a professional athlete. I love my life. Billy Horschel
If you want to experience joy in your life, you have to be able to step outside yourself and become part of a cause that is much larger than you; one that brings a greater good to a greater community. Srikumar Rao
I've never contended that I had a really horrible life. Mary Karr
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson
Home purchases that are very highly leveraged or unaffordable subject the borrower and lender to a great deal of risk. Moreover, even in a strong economy, unforeseen life events and risks in local real estate markets make highly leveraged borrowers vulnerable. Ben Bernanke
My grandfather was smart and had a whole lot of pride. He didn't speak a terrible amount, but you could tell there was a ton on his mind - like a quiet acceptance of how life had turned out. Frank Ocean
I'm sentimental about many things: the lumpy feel of a baby's unused feet, the metallic smell of the air before the first snow, the last scene in 'It's a Wonderful Life.' But Valentine's Day leaves me cold. Nancy Gibbs
Many foreclosed homes are neglected or abandoned, as legal proceedings or other factors delay their resale. Deteriorating or vacant properties can, in turn, directly affect the quality of life in a neighborhood, for example, by leading to increases in vandalism or crime. Ben Bernanke
As much as we complain about it, though, there's part of us that is drawn to a hurried life. It makes us feel important. It keeps the adrenaline pumping. It means I don't have to look too closely at my heart or life. It keeps us from feeling our loneliness. John Ortberg
For most of my life, I've thought of myself as pretty cool. Nikki Giovanni
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us. Franz Kafka
There is this really old school stereotypical notion in Australia that to be Aboriginal you have to be black: anything but white or pale skinned. What 'The Sapphires' does is open up the conversation that I've been having my whole life, the fact that being indigenous isn't about the color of your skin; it's about your connection to your culture. Shari Sebbens
We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality. Sigmund Freud
The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community. Ruth Benedict
My mom raised us three boys by herself on welfare. It's not worse than anybody else's life. Jeffrey Donovan
People say, 'You're still breast-feeding, that's so generous.' Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It's sort of like natural liposuction. I'd carry on breast-feeding for the rest of my life if I could. Helena Bonham Carter
My whole team, it wasn't about putting the album out, it was about getting off the record company and going independent or going to another label. To the point we were like, 'Listen, just take 'Lasers.' You can have whatever percentage off the next ten records I do for the rest of my life. I just do not want to be here anymore.' Lupe Fiasco
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change. John Cleese
I don't want to expose my personal life. It's best that people know me for my work. My family doesn't want to be surrounded by cameras. We want to live like any other family. A. R. Rahman
I want people to leave the cinema feeling that something's been confirmed for them about life. Danny Boyle
When I discovered that I could tune into American radio stations after dark, this was the hippest thing to me. It sort of saved my life. Paul Shaffer
I've always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I'm most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It's why we seek the limelight - so we're not alone, were adored. We're loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life. Jennifer Lopez
Beyonce in real life is actually quite quiet and very sweet. Tom Ford
Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women. Adrienne Rich
If you're not having fun - I don't care what you're doing - don't do it. Move on. Find something else, life's too short. Jerry Doyle
Be assured that Christianity is something more than forms and creeds and ceremonies: there is life, and power, and reality, in our holy faith. George Muller
I'm someone who always comes on the court no matter what's going on in my life. It's all about basketball and my teammates and my team. I don't let any distractions in, and I bring my best every night, regardless of what's going on or what people are talking about. Kris Humphries
The American way of life, as I see it, is really the American way of death. Everything is determined by greed and the insatiable desire to be the richest and most powerful. And that desire is limitless. Lydia Lunch
One of the things that I find so exciting about life is that you're constantly surprised. You never know what's going to happen, and it's certainly like that making movies; every once in a while, one will come along that transcends all of your expectations. Jeff Bridges
Quality of life is not only about what you find in the shops; it's about the landscape. Donald Tusk
The twists and turns of your life can be so unexpected, and that's a good thing to learn. Christina Baker Kline
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. I have several stands around here. James Brady
We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it! Gary Ryan Blair
My only extravagance in life is my sailboat. I'm bonkers about that, but other than that, I don't spend money on myself. Frank Gehry
My own life has in some ways been a decades-long tour of the sibling experience. I have full sibs, I have half-sibs, and for a time I had step-sibs. Jeffrey Kluger
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. Horace
As I've moved through life, I've found that I like things to be as casual and as spontaneous as possible when writing. Les Claypool
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. Khalil Gibran
When I got on stage, I felt this bolt of electricity hit me, and it was this shock of, 'This is exactly what I'm supposed to do with my life.' Rachel Platten
I've always been a creative workaholic. I have never had a period of my life where I didn't have at least half a dozen projects going on at once. Amanda Palmer
Yes, the more I go through life I realize that there's really no separation between practice and art at all. The two things more and more become one rather than two different aspects of my life. Meredith Monk
But hey, when you live in Watts, you need a little smack to get by, you know what I mean? You need something soft and comfortable in your life, 'cause you're not going to get it from what's around you. And society isn't going to give it to you. Jerry Garcia
The simple things in life ground me and keep me focused so I'm able to do a good job with what is in front of me. Kevin Eubanks
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life. Loretta Young
Perhaps genes did regulate the aging process. Perhaps different organisms had different life spans because a universal regulatory 'clock' was set to run at different speeds in different species. Cynthia Kenyon
I kind of think I'm going to live a long life as a punishment. Jessica Hahn
Now that I'm staring down the barrel of the last act of my life, I'm less excited about control and solo effort, and I resent the way the business aspects interfere with my space for creative writing. David Knopfler
We live in the public eye, so if one of us makes a mistake, it affects everyone, which makes me think about what I'm doing in life more. Khloe Kardashian
Most of the people I know who work out seriously do so because they have such an amazing outlook on life. To be who I want to be, I'm going to work out to be more positive, more active. It's proactive. John Krasinski
Governance should be designed as an equalizer. Democrats are more inclined towards working families and those who are struggling for a better life. Jimmy Carter
I have an awfully good life. Ann Richards
People should always have something which they prefer to life. Johann G. Seume
To the field of synthetic chemistry belongs an array of responsibilities which are crucial for the future of mankind, not only with regard to the health and needs of our society, but also for the attainment of a deep understanding of matter, chemical change, and life. Elias James Corey
I'm very lucky to live my life through a sport that I love. I'm in a very privileged position that my work is my hobby. Tony McCoy
Christianity makes of life a moral drama in which we play a starring role and in which the most ordinary events take on a grand significance. Dinesh D'Souza
I was blessed in the sense that I got handed so much early on in life. I got a lot of the things people go through their 20s and 30s craving. Sheena Easton
The poet sees better than other mortals. I do not see things as they are, but according to my own subjective impression, and this makes life easier and simpler. Robert Schumann
If you look in real life, it is very hard to describe people as good people, bad people, heroes or villains. People aren't bad people. They all have their justifications. Lennie James
If you want, you can have a coffin made out of cardboard or wicker or papier mache. There's one like a seed pod, or you could buy one that doubles as both a bookcase and a coffin. During your life, you stand it in your living room, and then after you die, the books are taken out and your body put in their place and the whole thing buried. Laura Wade
Often autism is portrayed in the media as a very negative condition, as something that prevents somebody from communicating or from socializing or from being able to have any kind of normal, happy life. Daniel Tammet
Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you'll have much to live for. Ralph Marston
I like to maintain a certain sense of fantasy in my life. I am kind of like that at home. Do I have the full hair and makeup? No. But I might have the nice dress on. Jennifer Lopez
There are reasons to go on living despite what horrors may come in your life. And love informs those reasons. Chris Adrian
For me, life isn't about being recognized or having everyone know who I am. That's not why I'm here. To me, my foundation is the most important thing I do or have ever done. That's what my life is about. Tim Tebow
One knew in advance that life in New York would not be easy, but there were cheap rents in cold-water lofts without heat, and the excitement of being here made up for those hardships. I didn't move to New York to make a fortune. David Byrne
I say that I suffer from what Rosalind Krauss was calling the post-medium condition, where an artist essentially employs several mediums in order to bring to life whatever specific ideas that they have. For me it's always been that way. Rashid Johnson
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. Friedrich Nietzsche
Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life - not death. Berenice Abbott
Everybody tends to think I'm crazy, which is the biggest problem in my life. Cat Power
If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's. John F. Kennedy
I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life. Robert Capa
By far, the most disabling thing in my life is the physical environment. It dictates what I can and can't do every day. Stella Young
It's amazing how everyone has an opinion on how you should live your life. Sherry Stringfield
When your are playing for the national championship, it's not a matter of life or death. It's more important than that. Duffy Daugherty
Life is all about seating and lighting. Graydon Carter
Adversity is simply part of earth life. From it we can grow and progress if we choose to. Yes, some trials come because of our own disobedience, but many trials are simply part of life. John Bytheway
One can't change one's life experience, but even if I could, I wouldn't change it because of all the wonderful things that have happened to me. Shelley Fabares
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science - in all of biology. Bill Nye
Money to me is not a factor in my life. Steven Spielberg
I don't look at life as a battle or as a fight. I don't think I'm scrappy. I'm accepting. Michael J. Fox
We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet. Stephen Hawking
I probably get strangers coming up to me two or three times a week to just say something nice. I get more than my share of compliments as I walk through my daily life. I'm not having to show off or make a point about how good I am at doing something. I think I've always kind of been that way. Eddie Vedder
Seeing comes from the inside, from the heart, from life's experiences. Ruth Bernhard
I like a quiet life. Wendy Cope
However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole. Muriel Rukeyser
You can spend your whole life in France without ever thinking about the Legion. Claire Denis
Life satisfaction essentially measures cheerful moods, so it is not entitled to a central place in any theory that aims to be more than a happiology. Martin Seligman
I want to be able to say, 'you think you're odd, I'm even odder and I made it - you can too!' I want to direct, do more with 'The Dance Scene,' sign artists and just provide opportunities. I'm just getting started and having the time of my life! Laurieann Gibson
Everything we feel is made of Time. All the beauties of life are shaped by it. Peter Shaffer
I think this happens to a lot of people, men and women, where you reach a point in your life and all of a sudden realize that things have changed. You suddenly realize that people are coming up behind you, that maybe somebody might want to replace you for less money. Callie Khouri
I have lived a life that has been beautiful and painful at some moments. But I am convinced others can learn how to control a certain kind of rage that bubbles up in many Americans, particularly, but not limited to, women, blacks, and other minorities. Jayson Blair
Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul? Richard Corliss
God has to let you be there, and then you just have to have good fortune for whatever reason. I'm enjoying every moment of my life. We are so fortunate just to be alive. Randy Owen
Quality training is what I do now; before it was a combination of both quality and quantity. Now I'm not trying to be a world-class athlete, I don't need to train at that level. It's about being fit, fit for life. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
My parents were married my whole life until my father passed away a few years ago. Paul Rudd
Everybody has lost somebody that they care about, or hopefully you haven't, but that's part of life. Tracy Spiridakos
You get into your late fifties, people start falling like flies all around you. I don't take life for granted any more. I'm really glad to be here. Tom Petty
In some of the great cities of Europe - Paris, Vienna, Prague, and Brussels - tourists bored with life above ground can descend below. All these cities have sewer museums and tours, and all expose their underbelly willingly to the curious. But not London, arguably the home of the most splendid sewer network in Europe. Rose George
Birth mothers choose life, and a family, for their child. But this choice is rarely celebrated. Women routinely face family, friends and even health-care providers who think that adoption equals abandonment, according to researchers and conversations with birth mothers. Nina Easton
I didn't want to go down the route of spending a year of my life making a movie that would never be seen. I may as well go down a route making a film that a lot of people will see, which is the whole idea behind cinema. Ridley Scott
My work life is intense. But I love what I do. David Rubenstein
I think books with spiritual themes simply point to the deeper mysteries of life - to what lies beyond us, to what's hidden inside of us, or perhaps to an understanding of what truly matters. Sue Monk Kidd
Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water. Anatole France
To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. William James
The music that I chose during my life, it wasn't arbitrary. It was all in my family home when I was growing up. I never tried to record anything I hadn't heard before the age of 10. Otherwise, I couldn't do it authentically. Linda Ronstadt
It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends. Kirstie Alley
Each time I seem to go through one of life's huge things, I want to play music. Katey Sagal
Life is about challenges and how we face up to them and the attitude we take into every day life so hopefully we'll be able to motivate people to do more with their life. Martina Navratilova
Stand-up is my foundation. That's where it started at. And I love it because it's personal. It's mine. It's all me. It's my experience in life. Tracy Morgan
The Monkees are like the mafia. You're in for life. Nobody gets out. Davy Jones
There are times you can't really see or even feel how sweet life can be. Hopefully its mountains will be higher than its valleys are deep. I know things that are broken can be fixed. Take the punch if you have to, hit the canvas and then get up again. Life is worth it. Queen Latifah
The Clash were the first big love of my life. Lyrically, they inspired me to get out, explore life, and maybe kick some doors down. John Niven
There's only one reason for my whole life, and that's art. Nothing else counts; nothing else gives me pleasure; nothing else gives me satisfaction. Philip Johnson
As a child, I felt that Hallowe'en was a time when creatures of the night suddenly came to life - we would turn off all the lights in the house and let flickering candlelight conjure up scary shadows and create the effect of imaginary figures lurking in dark corners. Pippa Middleton
In life you need either inspiration or desperation. Tony Robbins
Throughout my life, I have always tried to do what is right. Kevin Shelley
I believe that when Crazy Horse was killed, something more than a man's life was snuffed out. Ian Frazier
The man who puts life into an idea is acclaimed a genius, because he does the right thing at the right time. Therein lies the difference between the genius and a commonplace man. Douglas Fairbanks
Growing up, I was always creatively inclined, and when YouTube came about, it was like getting the perfect platform to showcase what I wanted. Personally, I was going through a dark phase in my life, and I decided to make videos and basically go by the adage, 'If you want to cheer up yourself, go cheer up someone else.' Lilly Singh
I got the idea that to write books would be the best way to spend a life. I never thought of anything else that seemed like half as much fun, although in my next life I would like to be an architect, too, so I can have an easier time restoring houses. Frances Mayes
As Republicans, our first concern is for those waiting tonight to begin or resume the climb up life's ladder. Mitch Daniels
In my later years, I have looked in the mirror each day and found a happy person staring back. Occasionally I wonder why I can be so happy. The answer is that every day of my life I've worked only for myself and for the joy that comes from writing and creating. The image in my mirror is not optimistic, but the result of optimal behavior. Ray Bradbury
In life, you can blame a lot of people and you can wallow in self-pity, or you can pick yourself up and say, 'Listen, I have to be responsible for myself.' Howard Schultz
For quite a while, it didn't feel right. How could I feel joy when I lost the love of my life? I'm learning that those two things can co-exist. It will never be the same joy, but it doesn't mean there won't be joy. Taya Kyle
The main threads running through the lives of W. A. Clark and his daughter Huguette include the costs of ambition, the burdens of inherited wealth, the fragility of reputation, the folly of judging someone's life from the outside, and the tension between engaging with the world, with all its risks, and keeping a safe distance from danger. Bill Dedman
A bad or mediocre meal is more than just an unpleasant taste, it is an unnecessary negation of one of life's pleasures - a wasted chance to refine our palates, learn about the world, and share a rewarding experience. Tyler Cowen
Just because I grew up a white guy in America doesn't mean that's the music of my life. Ezra Koenig
My grandmother, Angela, was the Fox family matriarch. She was magnetic but also wicked. She had this huge life force and was great fun, but she would play each member of the family off against each other, which could make for extremely dramatic Christmases. Emilia Fox
Even when I see a beautiful woman, I think, 'Aw, her life must be amazing.' Everyone does it. That's human nature to believe that beauty is everything. Marina and the Diamonds
I play a bad boy on television, but in real life I have a passion for nature and nature conservancy, specifically bird rehabilitation. Mark Salling
I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life. Brooks Robinson
The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it? Ronnie James Dio
The interesting thing about fiction from a writer's standpoint is that the characters come to life within you. And yet who are they and where are they? They seem to have as much or more vitality and complexity as the people around you. Whitley Strieber
Freedom. Freedom of religion. Freedom to speak their mind. Freedom to build a life. And yes, freedom to build a business. With their own hands. This is the essence of the American experience. Mitt Romney
I do have a memo all the time because I need to be guided by something in my life. I'm not religious and I don't have idols, so something has to drive me. Marina and the Diamonds
To make something look real and alive, nothing can be symmetrical because nothing in real life is symmetrical. You have to make it look organic. John Kricfalusi
I'm in control of my life, not anyone in Hollywood. Heath Ledger
If given a chance, I would really want to explore the monuments in Delhi, like Qutub Minar and the forts. I have been there as a child, but now I want to go back and understand the history and significance behind them. We take all of these things for granted in life. Shreya Ghoshal
Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities. James Baldwin
I'm always surprised when some director says, 'When I saw this film, that changed my life.' I don't have that. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I live my life like an open book, even though it's open on the wrong page. Sebastian Horsley
If the whole world went vegan, there would be less war. How you eat determines your mood and your outlook on life. Alexandra Paul
I divide my time between all the mud and open space in Surrey and the social life and work in London, particularly Chelsea, which still has the same village feel that it had in the swinging Sixties. Mary Quant
Work is like the rest of life. The best parts are free. Scott Adams
I had been overexposed in a particular way because my marriage to an extremely successful older man meant I was involved in his public life as well as my own. Sarah Brightman
Luck is great, but most of life is hard work. Iain Duncan Smith
Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. William Shakespeare
It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. Hubert Humphrey
I do have a lot of time for people in my life, and friendship is a very important subject for me. I think I'm unusual among the writers I know in that respect. Salman Rushdie
But most importantly, we can all be donors. It does not matter how old you are, your race, where you live; all of us can give the gift of life. Jay Inslee
Life just doesn't care about our aspirations, or sadness. It's often random, and it's often stupid and it's often completely unexpected, and the closures and the epiphanies and revelations we end up receiving from life, begrudgingly, rarely turn out to be the ones we thought. Khaled Hosseini
I've been in so many love triangles on TV and in real life. Rachel Bilson
I think that's an important lesson for young people who want to be artists: You have to find someone who believes in you and who will help you find that time where you don't have to think about a job but just making work. If I didn't have those people in my life, I wouldn't be in the position I'm in. Ryan McGinley
You can learn from everyone, the president or the cleaner. You need teachers in life, but they're not always school teachers or professors. You learn from ordinary people. You learn from travel, from just walking down the street. Lapo Elkann
Even though we work in the same field, we have an intense private life away from our professional lives. Adrian Edmondson
In every aspect of life, including the economic dimension, we are always challenged to do the right thing. In many cases in the market system, which allows a great deal of latitude for human choice, people can get carried away to excess. Lee R. Raymond
I want everything I do to have humor in it, because it seems to me that all of life has that. Lawrence Kasdan
I've obviously used fans - I wouldn't say all my life, because we couldn't afford them when I was young, but from my 20s and onwards we've had to use fans. And I've always loathed them. Everything about them. The way you adjust them, getting them at the angle you want. Carrying them. Cleaning them. The danger of putting your finger in them. James Dyson
Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study. Hugh Miller
And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition. Juan Goytisolo
I didn't have a childhood, really, because I worked my whole life and... other reasons. So when I had some success, I went ballistic. That was my childhood, and the party kept going on. Mickey Rourke
I think regardless of what your religion is or what you believe, you try to treat people in a positive way, and that's all you can do in life. Scott Eastwood
Normally, some people think about 50 as a big moment in life. I kind of think 30 because in your baseball career, 30 was considered on top kind of looking at the end of your career. So I remember thinking about 30 in different ways, but 50 just seems like another step right now. Cal Ripken, Jr.
For me, drawing is a question of death and life. Every day I draw, I write, I do something. Marjane Satrapi
I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons. Anthony Hopkins
Children should be able to live a life free from bullying and harassment and it is time that we all took a stand against this. Katherine Jenkins
Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off. Mary Douglas
Music is, of course, a universal emotional experience, cutting across cultures and languages. I studied piano for ten years as a child and consider that experience one of the most valuable in my life. Alan Lightman
I'm not called Jude Law, I have three names; I'm called 'Hunk Jude Law' or 'Heartthrob Jude Law'. In England anyway, that's my full name. That's the cheap language that's thrown around, that sums you up in one little bracket. It doesn't look at your life. But if one looks beyond, there is actually a little bit more. Jude Law
Theater was a big part of my life from the beginning. Megan Hilty
I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people. John Lennon
Finally, everything that has been part of my life, whether I wanted it to or not, has expressed itself in my dresses. Christian Dior
I think that as you get older, you mellow out a lot more. Having been through the ups and downs in life, I feel more qualified to play the blues. Mick Ralphs
I moved on with my life but I still have a big commitment to Terri. I made her a promise. Michael Schiavo
Just like sunshine affects others, when the life of Jesus invades your life, you become a loving person. The effect on others is amazing. John Eldredge
There is still so much drama in my life, but I'm not a sad person anymore. Nikki Reed
I was a frustrated astronaut all my life. I grew up at a time when space seemed to have no boundaries, and lots of us presumed humans would be living on the moon and landing on Mars. David Mackay
I think that marriage is, dare I say it, between a man and a woman, hopefully for life and there are all sorts of other relationships which should be acknowledged and recognised, but I don't know that they can be recognised as marriage. Tony Abbott
I think life is easier if you're straight. Rosie O'Donnell
By taking responsibility for how you choose to respond to anything or anyone, you're aligning yourself with the beautiful dance of life. Wayne Dyer
It has been a wonderful life for me. It's just been a blessing. I can't say I would have done it any other way. I have no regrets. I like what I do. Ron Shock
Acting makes you look at life and try to understand it in a beautiful way. Clemence Poesy
When we put the pen to paper, we articulate things in our life that we may have felt vague about. Before you write about something, somebody says, 'How do you feel?' and you say, 'Oh, I feel okay.' Then you write about it, and you discover you don't feel okay. Julia Cameron
I think that if you start teaching about giving back and helping other people young, that will be a given for your child their whole life. Eva LaRue
Chennai is a beautiful city; I love the roads here and also know the routes. But one tip for car/bike enthusiasts - your life is most important; so, drive safe! Suresh Raina
One of the things I love about our source text as Christians, the Bible, is that it teaches us not to avoid conflict. And it teaches us that before the fall of man, in Paradise, there was conflict. God wants conflict to be a part of your life. Donald Miller
Life would be very dreary if there were no magic. If the real world were only that veil of tears, I just don't think could get up in the morning. Victoria Moran
Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it. Bette Davis
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it. James M. Barrie
I think I got a lot of life skills; I got a lot of wisdom; I've seen a lot of bad things happen to a lot of good people. Young Jeezy
Being a Catholic is the most important aspect of my life. Mark Wahlberg
I am very active on the Internet. In 2007, I made one film every day and posted it on my website. That was a 365-day project, really exhausting, but I still put a lot of stuff on - from life, friends, my own life. Jonas Mekas
I was in a very deep, dark slump, and I needed to find a way to get myself out of it. I had to force myself back out into life, back out into experiencing things. Shania Twain
Feeling good about your life, but not expressing a heartfelt 'thank you,' is like wrapping a gift for someone and never giving it to them. Chip Conley
Love is a component of many different things - the baggage you bring, the moment, what you need in your life, seeing someone as a portal for understanding everything, and all the intensity that brings. It's not something to count on and act like it's a stable thing. Alexandra Cassavetes
I'm different than another person who wants to lay back and do nothing for rest of the life and talk nonsense on ESPN... I will not do that. I want to achieve something else. Marat Safin
If I die tomorrow, I've accomplished everything I wanted to do in life. Don Johnson
The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human society. James Anthony Froude
I realize that I'm not going to be doing interviews for the cover of 'GQ' for the rest of my life, know what I mean? I'm on TV because I play basketball really well. Chris Paul
Being able to live my life transparently does empower me to feel like I can be myself more. It's easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I'm gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight. Neil Patrick Harris
All movies aren't fun; some are hard work. You try to do something and convey a set of emotions that have to do with some real life kind of stuff. Samuel L. Jackson
Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union. Olga Korbut
I'm interested in youth culture - when your parents are running your life, but you think you're the big man - but I'm not trying to make a statement. Chris Lilley
I suppose an artist takes the elements of his life and rearranges them and then has them perceived by others as though they were the elements of their lives. Paul Simon
I have not an ounce of regret. Every link is so valuable in forming the chain that is my life. Who I am today is because of those links, and I wouldn't change any of them. Alanis Morissette
We all have to stand by our life's work as the true test of what we have done for the world. Matthew Lesko
For much of their history, life for most people in China was arduous and circumscribed - and people travelled as little as they could. Evan Osnos
I take my life and put it on the football field, and I take the football field and put it in my life. Ben Roethlisberger
Motherhood is the greatest thing I've ever done in my life. Sara Rue
Life is a question without a standard answer. Li Shufu
I say this about everything: when I was on 'Neighbours,' I said, 'These are the best years of my life!' When I was filming 'The Wolf Of Wall Street,' I said, 'These are the best months of my life!' I always think I'm having the best time ever, and that I'll never have so much fun again. Margot Robbie
I am planning my one woman show. It will be a showcase of my life. It starts at the beginning and ends where I am today. It will have every single inch of my life - as much as you can get into an hour. I will be touring everywhere. Britt Ekland
I want to tell the story. Mostly, when you see rock movies, it has to be this over-the-top thing. I want to give people a Bret Michaels movie where they see that my life is a comedy of errors. I also want to show my fans how to get through the kind of troubles that would leave most people flat on the floor. Bret Michaels
If you lose sight of the smaller accomplishments, you end up with an imbalance in your life. Alexander McCall Smith
I feel like, big city or small town, you can relate to following your parents' footsteps or putting your own dreams on the back burner or vices that we get caught up in - that whole cycle. That's not just a small-town thing. That's a life thing. Kacey Musgraves
I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my aim by outside pressures such as family, passionate relationships, dealing with 'who am I?' - those complications when one is searching for one's self. Jeanne Moreau
I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life. Francois Gautier
Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence. Aeschylus
I have an enormous appetite to see life as I know it presented in front of my eyes. Wallace Shawn
From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance. Christopher Morley
All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music. Sean Combs
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet. Victor Hugo
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible. Viktor E. Frankl
I had a lot of conversations with my family, my close friends, with my pastor, with God, and kind of came to a revelation that maybe I should be honest with myself about who I am and let that person - this woman who has lived inside me for my entire life - finally have an opportunity to live. Caitlyn Jenner
You have a dream 35 years ago - doesn't come to fruition, but you move on with life. But it's somewhere back there. Then you turn 60, and your mom just dies, and you're looking for something. And the dream comes waking out of your imagination. Diana Nyad
A lot of people say television holds up a mirror to life, and that's why you see all the drug busts and the killings and the seamier side of life. I personally take the view that it's not sufficient to portray only negative role models. It's not enough to say 'no' to drugs. What do you say 'yes' to? Sherwood Schwartz
I've never been on a water slide in my life. Ric Ocasek
Fear is your greatest obstacle - so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master. Joy Page
I don't see myself racing at 50 years old. I enjoy racing, and that has been my whole life. But one day I will take time to look at other things. I know that everything has an end date, even life, and I also have a family and there are other things to enjoy than trying to be first into the corner and fastest out. Tom Kristensen
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas. Ron Paul
When I was in the eighth grade, I wrote this huge long paper about how I had no idea what I was gonna do with my life, but that I wanted to make a difference and touch even if it was like one person's life... inspire them. Shantel VanSanten
The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way. Charles Kuralt
The word 'yoga' means skill - skill to live your life, to manage your mind, to deal with your emotions, to be with people, to be in love and not let that love turn into hatred. Sri Chinmoy
The nightmare is you spend the rest of your life being funny at parties and then people say, 'Why didn't you do that when you were on television?' Conan O'Brien
A film of my life would never happen! Malorie Blackman
God's purpose in creation was to let us prove ourselves. The plan was explained to us in the spirit world before we were born. We were valiant enough there to qualify for the opportunity to choose against temptation here to prepare for eternal life, the greatest of all the gifts of God. Henry B. Eyring
Taking the life of another is always a moral crime. Angelo Scola
Woody Allen said that 95% of history is explained as a man trying to impress a woman. And that's true in my life. Mitt Romney
I believe that bringing a life into this world is the single most important thing a person can undertake, and it can also be the most challenging. I think as mothers we are all just trying our best. Gisele Bundchen
Marriage has historically, as long as there's been human history, meant a man and a woman in a relationship for life. Once we change that definition, then where does it go from there? Mike Huckabee
I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times. Mukesh Ambani
You want people using your product because it's a part of your life, then they can't stop using it. Sean Parker
I want to have fun. It's a beautiful life. You learn, you win, you lose, but you get up. Nas
Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith. Thomas S. Monson
The money I've earned has enabled me to keep my life in my own hands. I had a terrific body, and I got paid for using it. Carmen Dell'Orefice
The great power of separating the watching mind from the thinking mind is that the watching mind is innately loving. Some call this part of the psyche the 'compassionate witness.' Sharing our difficult feelings with a compassionate witness is the crucial step that heals the infinite small wounds inflicted upon the soul by everyday life. Martha Beck
Life is a game. Money is how we keep score. Ted Turner
In my whole life, I've worn black tie three times. I can't tie the knot myself. Once, at the premiere of the opera, I got to La Scala before Domenico, and I was hiding in the corner until he arrived, and I said, 'Quick, you have to tie my tie, please!' Otherwise, I'll wear a tuxedo jacket with jeans and my bling-bling cross. Stefano Gabbana
Once, and only once, I walked on stage and my mind went utterly blank! I had no idea why I was there! My fellow actors had to rescue me. I was very young and new to the business, so I'm glad it didn't give me stage fright for the rest of my life! Laura Donnelly
Having to travel so much plays havoc with your personal life. Renee Fleming
I believe, as Lenin said, that this revolutionary chaos may yet crystallize into new forms of life. Mikhail Gorbachev
I didn't think there was life after modelling, believe me. It's a hit to the ego when you are not the diva on the set any more. But I think what keeps me going are challenges. I love when people tell me I can't do something. Carol Alt
The way life manages information involves a logical structure that differs fundamentally from mere complex chemistry. Therefore chemistry alone will not explain life's origin, any more than a study of silicon, copper and plastic will explain how a computer can execute a program. Paul Davies
Having our fundamental assumptions about life challenged is never a comfortable thing. Maajid Nawaz
In a funny way, when things went wrong in my life - and it is my fault that they went wrong, it is not anyone else's fault - and all the glittering outside things were taken away, I was left with the things of most value. Kimberly Quinn
The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again. Ed Koch
But poetry is my life. Poetry is what matters to me. Peter Davison
I really see the vocation of politics like I see every vocation - whether it's being a reporter or serving in public life or being a plumber - as an extension of ministry. Kevin Cramer
Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts. Jim Morrison
I try not to date where I work. It makes life easier. I don't say no to anybody because I'd hope that people wouldn't say no to me just because I'm an actor - but they'd have to be pretty extraordinary. Anne Hathaway
Suppose you could be hooked up to a hypothetical 'experience machine' that, for the rest of your life, would stimulate your brain and give you any positive feelings you desire. Most people to whom I offer this imaginary choice refuse the machine. It is not just positive feelings we want: we want to be entitled to our positive feelings. Martin Seligman
Every decade of my life I attempted to write a novel. But I had nothing to say. I was far too self-absorbed, and now I realize I was writing for others, so that they'd applaud me, see my genius, tell me how wonderful I am, or be jealous of my success. Louise Penny
I can't help but recall my dad and mom. Depression era kids, 8th and 9th grade educations, clawed and scratched to make a living as dairy farmers their whole life. At least two drought cycles nearly took it all away. They just worked harder, longer... and they made it. Bob Beauprez
Waterpolo is my life. Our relationship is that of predetermination I'll never be better at anything than waterpolo and that is why it is my duty to pursue this sport as long as I can, and to the best of my abilities. Tibor Benedek
We have to know that life cannot be changed by us. It will be changed. But not by us. We can only guide the things that can cause physical change. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
It's interesting how songs can evolve. Sometimes I'll write a song that feels relevant in the moment, but four years later, I don't want to sing it anymore. Then something will happen in my life, and the song becomes relevant again. Jenny Lewis
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners. Florence King
Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer. Jerome K. Jerome
Music is something that I have to do on a regular basis. It really is my life and I absolutely love it. It's a part of my day-to-day. So if I had to choose, it would be music. But I love acting too. JoJo
I don't know how you can understand other people or yourself if you haven't read a lot of books. I just don't think you're equipped to deal with the demands and decisions of life, particularly in your dealings with other people. Sebastian Faulks
My own life in India, since I came to it in 1893 to make it my home, has been devoted to one purpose, to give back to India her ancient freedom. Annie Besant
I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase. Jennifer Aniston
All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind. Logan Pearsall Smith
In the NFL, you have a short shelf life. As a running back, if you're the first pick, and you're NFL life expectancy is only 3.5-6 years, your first big contract might not come until three years in - well, you might never get there. They need to get those signing bonuses up front because nothing is guaranteed. Eric Dickerson
Thus united to them in the fellowship of life, he will both understand the things revealed to them by God and, thenceforth escaping the peril that threatens sinners in the judgment, will receive that which is laid up for the saints in the kingdom of heaven. Athanasius
From 1965 to 1974, I served the best possible apprenticeship for an actor. I learned firsthand how a truck driver lives, what a bartender does, how a salesman thinks. I had to make a life inside those jobs, not just pretend. Brian Dennehy
I knew I was going to be famous later in life. Sharon Jones
As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works. Jones Very
I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was. William Sanderson
We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life. David Amram
You're out there on a high wire without a net, and that's the way actors operate. They have to be fearless about how they work and they have to create a life for the audience in 90 minutes and make them believe. Charles Durning
Life is where you're at. Whatever you're doing is enough. You don't need to do everything well all the time. When you live your life like that, it's a huge relief. Cindy Crawford
I don't hate work, composing is not work for me, it's my pleasure; it's my life. So why should I stop? If something is pleasurable and exciting and rewarding, why should one stop? Gunther Schuller
There is no Latter day Saint who dies after having lived a faithful life who will lose anything because of having failed to do certain things when opportunities were not furnished him or her. Lorenzo Snow
Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil. Charlotte Perkins Gilman