Children are barometers of the chaos that exists within their lives.
—Asa Don Brown
Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure.
Murderers don’t get forgiven just because we promise to be good from now on. We have to earn our way back. One hundred is the price. One hundred lives for each we took. That seems...
Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout...
There are these important things in some people’s lives that can make you laugh even when you’re going through a tough time or a stressful week.
My successes already accomplished have mostly been taking existing science and getting people to apply it in their everyday lives.
The world is a place of constant change. If we are open and ready to consider everything while remaining unbiased, we will be ready to accept these changes and utilize them to improve our lives.
I love the possibility that anything can happen in any moment with acting. That you have the opportunity to experience lives and adventures that you may not have otherwise.
As I get older, the tyranny that football exerts over my life, and therefore over the lives of people around me, is less reasonable and less attractive.
Women rule our lives, don’t they?
I’m always trying to convince myself there’s something important about what I do. But some peoples’ lives are really altered by a night at the theater.
Grief is so human, and it hits everyone at one point or another, at least, in their lives. If you love, you will grieve, and that’s just given.
It is entirely up to us to invent our own lives.
We all die, we all get sick, we all feel hunger and lust and pain, and therefore human life is consistent from one generation to the other. We all – most of us, anyway –...
Most drama in our lives is really rather squalid.
Already I ache for all the livesI will never be a part of.
There are no more Elizabeth Taylors. You could be fascinated by her, she lived so many lives, she lived far, she loved the jewels; she had gaudy taste but she had extraordinary talent.
—Andre Leon Talley
When people come and see my show, I try to infuse into them that they can walk away feeling like their lives are a victory.
I’m very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I’m interested in their lives and their problems.
I just thought it was unconscionable for the Congress to insert itself into this debate. We are particularly unqualified to make that decision and to intrude ourselves into the lives of this family.
Sometimes, we wait on God for special things to happen extraordinarily in our lives before we understand that “God is working”. Meanwhile, there are “super-special” things that fill our life barrels in minute drops, but...
Technologists provide tools that can improve people’s lives. But I want to be clear that I don’t think technology by itself improves people’s lives, since often I’m criticized for being too pro-technology. Unless there’s commensurate...
I think people come into our lives for a reason, and we can learn from them, and they have lessons to teach us.
Live life with enthusiasm.
—Lailah Gifty Akita
Success is not about how much money we have in the bank, but it’s about how many peoples’ lives we have impacted through it. Success is experienced when we do things which are never done...
Students often approached me about state-paid tuition while I was out campaigning. After I explained to them that if the state pays their tuition now, they will pay higher taxes to pay other people’s tuition...
A museum should not just be a place for fancy paintings but should be a place where we can communicate our lives through our everyday objects.
Put this restriction on your pleasures, be cautious that they injure no being that lives.
I know plenty of Hollywood kids who still struggle with being whole. Their lives are never fully their own – always in the grip of a parent who put celebrity ahead of them.
To me, the job of a playwright is to explore and bring to light our lives. You can’t hold back; you have to give in to this. Sometimes, you say things people don’t want to...
The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
We’re very lucky to be able to go back and reclaim something that was a very special part of all our lives.
There are very few films or plays or anything about really happy people with perfect lives.
Astronauts are not superhuman. They lead ordinary lives and have varied personalities.
We can’t forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that...
There will be no ‘Mommie Dearest’ in the lives of my children, and no books like the one the Crosby boy wrote about Bing, or Bette Davis’s daughter has written. My children love me very...
I still paint. I love the joy that color can give to our lives and to our communities. I try to bring something of the artist in me to my politics.
The coming and going of the seasons give us more than the springtimes, summers, autumns, and winters of our lives. It reflects the coming and going of the circumstances of our lives like the glassy...
The flow of people into the United States into slavery, it follows the other types of immigration into the United States, so people who are trying to build new lives, trying to build a better...
I’ve seen kids turn their lives around. It’s usually a kid who’s outside of the team-sport world, or maybe has a darker personality or doesn’t fit in. Skateboarding ends up being something they latch onto....
We must imagine our lives well. We must engage our conscience. Conscience is the voice of God in the nature and heart of man.
The stories we tell about each other matter very much. The stories we tell ourselves about our own lives matter. And most of all, I think the way that we participate in each other’s stories...
I think I have a very detailed sense of observation. I am interested in the details of people’s lives and what information these details give.
Having a vested interest in other souls unconditionally creates a ripple effect that produces miracles in the lives of those around us.
God loves us too much to leave us in the hell of unhappiness that comes from trying to do his job. Into the slavish misery of our ladder-defined lives, God condescends.
Personal discipline, when it becomes a way of life in our personal, family, and career lives, will enable us to do some incredible things.
The visits Prime Minister Koizumi made to the Yasukuni Shrine, I believe, had nothing to do with approval ratings. He paid respects at the Yasukuni Shrine to pay respects to the people of Japan who...
We engineered activity out of our lives in the name of convenience. We created foods that put fried, fatty, sweet, and salty ahead of fresh, natural, and healthy. We quickly sacrifice sleep to work longer...
I think there is a complicated side effect to overcoming evil in that we are forever changed by it. I think after we ingest some of the cruelty of the world, it takes years off...
I always like to entertain, first of all, and if the readers take anything away from it that helps them with their own lives, well then, that is a bonus.
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