To write is to reveal oneself.When I write something, fiction or non-fiction, I do not expect you to accept what I write, nor to agree with what I propose.I expect you to spend at least...
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
True worth is being not seeming
The American flag doesn’t give her glory on a peaceful, calm day. It’s when the winds pick up and become boisterous, do we see her strength. When she unfolds her hand, and shows her frayed...
Who’s stupid now, Jimbo?!
You can see ugliness or you can see beauty in the same thing – It just indicates your state of mind ~ Ramana Pemmaraju
It is with words that my heart sings, with the substance of integrity my character soars and without regret I look back smiling ~bns
A wise man once said that a person is known by the company he keeps, but could then also add that the character of the company is known by the people it keeps for the...
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
I feel like ‘Gossip Girl’ isn’t really ‘Gossip Girl’ anymore when they’re away at school because they don’t go to NYU; they go to, like, Yale and Brown. New York City is just as much...
A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.
—Arthur Conan Doyle
I did an episode on the TV show ‘Awake,’ and I thought, ‘Wow, that’s really hard.’ To do that so fast and to do that, if it’s very successful, for nine months out of the...
The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.
Most people make it difficult to understand with their lifestyle & stand especially to a helping hand if they don’t understand or they don’t want to understand as whom they should accept as their friend.
Real action without the passion is difficult, but the real passion without the compassion is impossible.
Good hearts carry weighing balance that measures others’ values based on the character merely than ever with their attire, wealth, rank or position.
A new you can still emerge from the old you.
Once you’ve figured out who you are and whose you are. You will no longer have any desire to hang around people who do not appreciate who you are.
You make the choice concerning who you associate with on a daily basis. Whenever there are people around you who continually gossip or nag, you have the option to entertain that nonsense or leave it...
—Amaka Imani Nkosazana
There is a stage you reach, Deagle thinks, a time somewhere in early middle age, when your past ceases to be about yourself. Your connection to your former life is like a dream or delirium,...
In real life people do occasionally act out of character or do things we wouldn’t normally expect them to do. In fiction, there should be a good reason for a character to do something outside...
Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character.
In writing lyrics – well, for me, anyway – it’s about getting into character, you know? ‘Who is writing this?’ In the case of the original ‘Thick As A Brick,’ supposedly a precocious, very young...
The strength of a man is in his character. A strong man is great man of wisdom who understands, his top priority is to his family.
Spark the dreams you have with integrity and honesty. It’s gonna catch up with excellence if you make it revive in truthfulness in the midst of this world of falsehood!
Self-leaders do not look for followers because they are busily pursuing their influencial dreams that followers will trace and ask for. Followers look for influence and that can be obtained from self-leaders.
Discipline is what it takes to be a disciple of success
The viewpoint character in each story is usually someone trapped in a living nightmare, but this doesn’t guarantee that we and the protagonist are at one. In fact Woolrich often makes us pull away from...
When I started working on ‘Battlestar Galactica’ in Canada, I was told to get as fit as a marine for my character Lee ‘Apollo’ Adama. So I did. But now I have a problem with...
The fate of the country… does not depend on what kind of paper you drop into the ballot-box once a year, but on what kind of man you drop from your chamber into the street...
—Henry David Thoreau
I tend to stay in character between scenes… to be rather serious on set, but here’s why, and I think people will find it surprising. I’m one of the worst ‘corpses’ on a movie set,...
Realize that the tests you endure will mold your character, persona, and will. The more heartbreak and pain you will feel with your trials in life, the greater your joy and glory will be once...
—J. Junior Reynolds II
Travel gives a character of experience to our knowledge, and brings the figures on the tablet of memory into strong relief
A man’s character is his guardian divinity.
At the same time believers realise that the defects they see in one another are tests from Allah. For this reason they don’t call attention to these defects, but compensate for them by acting positively....
Existenz only becomes clear through reason; reason only has content through Existenz.
Because you live to love and love to live/ And because of what your heardrum will give/ Now we might love to live and live to love.
My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach.
When I draw a character, very often as I’m doing a face, my face mirrors the expression.
A chief cause of worry and unhappiness in life is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
He was all of those things, of course, but none of those things.
The growth of the imagination demands windows-windows through which we can look out at the world and windows through which we can look into ourselves. The old stories were windows in just this way.
White IrisThe iris danced acrossthe ancient Grecian skiesgliding with her embossedsatiny milken sides …
I think I find new idols every day – someone that says something really inspiring, is successful, has character.
I think the further away you get from completing a book, the more responses you see to it from readers, the more your own tastes and opinions shift and the more you start to see...
It doesn’t really matter if you are left behind the back, but what matters is your capacity to pull and push everyone by your way to get to the front.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
…there is a danger of churning out students who are rapid processors of information but may not necessarily be more reflective, thoughtful, and able to give sustained consideration to the information that matters most.
I like me better naked. I don’t mean that in a vain way… When you put clothes on, you immediately put a character on. Clothes are adjectives, they are indicators. When you don’t have any...
The only thing you can take with you when you die is what you are. Character counts more than possessions.
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