It is with words that my heart sings, with the substance of integrity my character soars and without regret I look back smiling ~bns
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.
The truth is, I can choose to view tough times as growing times, I can choose to see aging as seasoning and I can choose to focus on whatever good there is to be found...
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?!
Swearing doesn’t make your argument valid; it just tells the other person you have lost your class and control.
—Shannon L. Alder
Appearances can be deceiving, but the true colours of your soul remain.
You can see ugliness or you can see beauty in the same thing – It just indicates your state of mind ~ Ramana Pemmaraju
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...
I try to deign golf courses that are individual in character and individual in their own standing.
When I first got the audition for Shado, I went online and subscribed to DC Comics and read a bunch on Shado and the Yakuza, just to get to know her character better.
LICKSPITTLE, n. A useful functionary, not infrequently found editing a newspaper. In his character of editor he is closely allied to the blackmailer by the tie of occasional identity; for in truth the lickspittle is...
—Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
They (Calgary) come out every night and bring it. If we come with that character every night we will have a chance to win every night.
Some preach when opportunity knocks open the door, others teach when opportunity does not knock build the door, but why can’t we reach out to our heart with our open mind door to build faith...
A person only likes his friend to the degree he relates and connects to his character.
People don’t treat a person actually wise by his capacity to give all suggestions good and nice, but by his capability to offer solutions to lies to make world better in the best interest of...
There is no waste of time, just a person’s haste to show his taste at the test of the time.
I don’t care about my character here on earth. I don’t care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
Giving up doesn’t define you, but how you stand in every choice and fight in every decision you’ve made reflects your character.
Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged.
I was always trying, even in pure action movies, to find what was sensitive about the character more than the pure action.
It’s great to see myself in a videogame, … I just wish my character was really this good when the game comes out.
Pain seems to be easier, or melancholy seems to be easier to portray in a character. I don’t know if that’s because I’m a human being or because I’m an Irishman or both.
Strength of character will carry you further than physical strength alone.
Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.
A man carries within him the germ of his most exceptional action; and if we wise people make eminent fools of ourselves on any particular occasion, we must endure the legitimate conclusion that we carry...
There is no difference between the person who wishes he can change his bad character and did not and the person who never wished for it. Wishes alone don’t change the world!
We just could not get a rhythm going, you know, nothing consistent. Totally out of character for us. We kind of reverted back to the days of November.
We are the sum total of our choices.
I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I’m not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to...
Don’t judge a person by how important he is or how big he is. Judge a person by the strength of character or size of his heart.
Love is not possession, it is acceptance of everything without intention. Fear is not possession, it is acceptance of everything without mention. The act of loving your fear, to nurture this insecurity for a greater...
—James C. Emlund
That mess about judging people by the content of their character and not the color of their skin—that’s some bullshit. Nobody has the right to judge anybody else. Period. If you ain’t been in my...
Personal discipline is a most powerful character quality and one worthy of dedicating your life to nurturing.
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love,...
We are like a bunch of dogs squirting on fire hydrants. We poison the groundwater with our toxic piss, marking everything MINE in a ridiculous attempt to survive our deaths. I can’t stop pissing on...
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’.
That’s the great thing about the ‘Sin City’ movies. Each little slot is incredibly meaningful, and each character has their own moment.
I’ve worked in the theater, television, and films. A five-hour TV series is certainly more time than a character I’d be playing in a film.
So why bother investing in one’s memory in an age of externalized memories? The best answer I can give is the one I received unwittingly from EP, whose memory had been so completely lost that...
We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could...
Confession: I don’t want everybody to be beautiful, not in that unlined, creaseless, symmetrical way. Android beauty, like it comes out of a test tube. Beauty without blemish or mark. Not only do I not...
The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she’s not just annoying. It’s that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn’t have time because she has...
It is clear Judge Roberts has the necessary legal experience and character to be the chief justice.
Forget happiness. You were called to a throne. How will you prepare for it? That is the question of virtue, Christian style.
A virtuos woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
I don’t know if I’ve ever played a character who’s close to me. There have been some elements of myself in different roles. Sometimes, I show one side of myself and then completely conceal the...
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