Thing Quotes by Albert Einstein, Sophocles, Edwin Markham, Keanu Reeves, Walt Disney, Samuel Gompers and many others.
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man
in the sky
. I believe that what people call
God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus
and Buddha and all the rest said was right
. It’s just that the translations
There is no such thing as a good tax
There is nothing in the whole frame
of man which seems
to me so unaccountable as that thing called conscience
Everything is a learning lesson
, good and bad
, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything
negative. I am in a great space
now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
People sometimes turn out to be almost
of how they present
. It isn’t because they’re trying to fool
you or because they’re hypocrites. It’s because they badly
want to be that thing, and so they’ll try
to be it.
When I was young, I was told: ‘You’ll see, when you’re fifty
.’ I am fifty and I haven
There is one thing stronger than all the armies
in the world, and that is an idea whose
time as come
There’s no such thing is aging
, but maturing
and knowledge. It’s beautiful, I call that beauty
There’s no such thing as a free lunch
The best thing one can do when it’s raining
is to let it rain.
Making money is easy
. It is. The difficult thing in life is not making it, it’s keeping
Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet
and, perhaps some failures
. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly
what the majority
of men do.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid
of that I know will not hurt
Self-talk, for me, has been the biggest thing
in my life. A lot
of us have a dialogue
that is crap
. It’s a crappy
dialogue. We live in a world right now that is very external
. Everything is very on the surface
. Superficial. Everything. And what we’re telling ourselves is what we see on TV
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error
, and another to put
him in possession
of the truth.
difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly
go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns
out to be impossible
to get at and repair
The thing that doesn’t fit is the thing that’s the most interesting
: the part that doesn’t go according
to what you expected.
If you have a good support
system like your family and your friends around you, then you can’t go wrong. So just believe in yourself
, do you your thing, and stay
strong in what you believe in.
Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual
, and it gives
to us a beauty that fades
not away in time.
It’s a funny thing
that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work
We live in a world where everyone thinks
they do the right thing, so they are entitled
to do the wrong thing. So ends can justify
Trust is a big word
for me. Loyalty
, for me, are everything. It’s the core of what I’m about and what the people around me hopefully
are about. It’s a certain thing that gives you a sense
. It’s the biggest factor
in everything I do.
Well, the future
for me is already a thing of the past.
The thing is, we live in a contemporary
world, and being able to make yourself the best person
you can possible be can be difficult. But as long as you’re trying to figure
it out, and you’re really looking in the right direction
, everything’s going to be all right.
is a person who’s found one thing that’s more interesting than sex
Power is given
only to those who dare
to lower themselves and pick
it up. Only one thing matters
, one thing; to be able to dare!
The best thing about being a dad
? Well, I think it’s just the thing that every man
wants – to have a son and heir
The only thing I have to go by is what my mother and father
told me, how I was brought up.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing
to hear and see it.
time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually
is, every being comes and goes
at the right time
for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time.
is the best thing ever, and that’s what gets you anywhere
I never thought of losing
, but now that it’ s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation
to all the people who believe in me
. We all have to take defeats
The love of one’s country is a splendid
thing. But why
should love stop at the border
is a game
, but it is also a game of integrity: the most important thing is you do what is right when no one is looking.
The worst thing
that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you.
It is a good thing that life is not as serious
as it seems to a waiter
The future doesn’t exist
. The only thing that exists is now and our memory
of what happened in the past
. But because we invented
the idea of a future, we’re the only animal
that realized we can affect
the future by what we do today.
The best thing I did was to choose the right heroes
I don’t think a prostitute is more moral
than a wife
, but they are doing the same thing.
Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted
to own. It has always been for me a stable nourishment
. I use it. It can change the way that I feel in the mornings
For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith
, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish
As a teacher
I realize that what one learns
in school doesn’t serve
for very much at all, that the only thing one can really learn is self-understanding, and this is something that can’t be taught
There is no such thing as justice
in the abstract; it is merely a compact
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed
I’m a happy man
, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me
back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes
to be alone
I always work with a goal
– and the goal is to improve
as a player
and a person. That, finally
, is the most important thing of all.
It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun
, to have lived light in the spring
, to have loved
, to have thought, to have done.
The most valuable of all education
is the ability
to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it
people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried
is with people who show patience
. If you are down in the dumps, Allah will help
you if you have belief
. But this is a personal
thing between you and him. You can’t fool Allah.
You cannot define a person on just one thing
. You can’t just forget all these wonderful and good things
that a person has done because one thing didn’t come off the way you thought it should come off.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.
The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare
yourself so you can be a rainbow
in somebody else’s cloud
. Somebody who may not look like you
. May not call God the same name you call God – if they call God at all. I may not dance
your language. But be a blessing
to somebody. That’s what I think.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you
The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes
on the oldest
War is an ugly
thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state
of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Dying is only one thing
to be sad over… Living unhappily is something else.
If you just make every effort to do the right thing, you’ll come out ok. It comes down to priorities
and making good decisions.
The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment, to sacrifice
what we are for what we could become.
When movement isn’t enough, you dance, or when speaking
isn’t enough, you sing. When it’s organic
, and it’s earned like that in a musical
, that’s when it works
, and then there’s nothing like it because it’s this thing that takes you to a whole ‘nother level
, you know?
thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human
soul whom we can trust utterly
, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite
of all our faults
Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation
is easy is another thing.
In any moment of decision
, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token
I think feminism
is the worst thing that ever happened to women. Our job used
to be no job. We had it so good!
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance
all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted
for something and that this thing must be attained
Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams
. Follow them, never give up
, that’s the most important thing. If you believe you can get there, then one day you will.
It’s better to enjoy life – selection
is a temporary thing.
You gain strength
, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror
. I can take the next thing
that comes along.’
way to do many things is to do only one thing at once
The worst thing we can do is to do nothing.
They say a little knowledge
is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half
so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Sex is a bad thing because it rumples the clothes
The best thing about YouTube
is that anyone can do it, and that’s exactly what
It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery
and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh
, you’re seeing
the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.
and turns of your life can be so unexpected, and that’s a good thing to learn.
Always tell the truth – it’s the easiest thing to remember
A great thing can only be done by a great person
; and they do it without effort.
bike is an art – a thing that you do because you feel something inside.
Life is short. Don’t do the same thing everyone else
is doing – that’s such a herd mentality
. And don’t do something that’s two percent
better than the other person. Do something that changes
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal
and will never die
Prayer is simply talking to God like a friend and should be the easiest thing we do each day
The most important thing is to try and inspire
people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
There is no such thing as Something for nothing.
The wonderful thing about God is he knows what we need to persuade
My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop
Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you’re growing up
, you’re walking down the street
, you’ve got to tell everybody
. Everybody. You can’t pass one person.
Self-care is the non-negotiable. That’s the thing that you have to do. And beauty is the thing that can be the benefit of the self-care. Beauty is not the point. Beauty is just a cute side-effect from self-care.
Destiny is no matter of chance
. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited
for, it is a thing to be achieved
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
Everything is a blessing, even meetings
. Whether it’s meetings or running
gassers or lifting
, it’s an opportunity, and the best thing to do is be thankful
The more you do, the more experience you have and the next time
it will be easier
to choose the right thing.
One thing you gotta know about me is I have absolutely no filter
. I have no problem
saying what the hell
I think of someone.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.
The way the world is, I think a silly evening
in the theatre
is a good thing, to take our minds off terror
You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up
but you don’t give up
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly
and in a thousand things well.
I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces
of government. The one thing that’s missing, but that will soon be developed
, is a reliable
e-cash – a method
whereby on the Internet you can transfer funds
from A to B without A knowing B or B knowing A.
The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy
. There is nothing like seeing people get up
from a table
to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song
they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
If by chance some day you’re not feeling well
and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile
to your face or a chuckle
to your heart, then my purpose as your clown
has been fulfilled
The most important thing that parents
can teach their children is how to get along without them.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
The word ‘belief’ is a difficult thing for me. I don’t believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis
. Either I know a thing, and then I know it – I don’t need to believe it.
I don’t believe in happy endings
, but I do believe in happy travels
, because ultimately
, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing, life.
Love is really the only thing we can possess
, keep with us, and take with us.
I want no epitaphs of profound
history and all that type
of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked
I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning
The best thing to hold onto
in life is each other.
All my life, my heart
has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight
, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife
The important thing is to learn a lesson every time
you lose. Life is a learning process
and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging
your head against a brick
wall all the time.
That’s the only thing I don’t like – people always got something to say about my life. I don’t know nothing about their life. People just judge
you when they don’t even know you.
It was my father who taught me to value
myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
Don’t play for safety
– it’s the most dangerous thing in the world.
Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.
No matter what you achieve, what you want to aspire
to be, or how famous and powerful
you become, the most important thing is whether you are excited
about each and every moment of your life because of your work and people around you.
out into the world. It doesn’t look like a painting
of something, it looks like the thing itself.
is the last thing the world will ever hear from me.
Scars are a truly beautiful thing. Yes, they can be a little ugly on the outside
, but scars
show that you’re a survivor
, that you made it
through something, and not only did you make it through, but now you’re stronger and wiser
and more educated
because of that tough time that you went through.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
The only thing worse than a liar
is a liar that’s also a hypocrite
A thing is not necessarily
true because a man dies for it.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow
. Things aren’t as black and white
, and you become much more tolerant
. You can see the good in things much more easily
rather than getting enraged
as you used to do when you were young.
The very important thing you should have is patience.
When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective
is not the same thing as striving to be our best. Perfectionism is not about healthy
achievement and growth; it’s a shield
There is no such thing as a little freedom
. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
Sometimes the nicest thing to do with a guitar is just look at it.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
for me would be in not taking one – that’s the only thing that’s really risky
I think empathy is a beautiful thing. I think that’s the power of film
though. We have one of the most powerful
, one of the greatest communicative tools known
The thing worse than rebellion
is the thing that causes rebellion.
in the dark
, the stubborn
hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn
will come. You wait
and watch and work: you don’t give up.
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense
sense of release
, that we have something more important than our separate
selves, and that is the marriage. There’s immense happiness that can come from working towards
All work is noble
; the only ignoble
thing is to live without working. There is need to realize the value of work in all its forms whether manual
or intellectual, to be called ‘mate
,’ to have sympathetic
understanding of all forms of activity
The first thing is to love
. Never do it to please
someone else. It has to be yours.
I always had the theory
that the most important thing is be happy, enjoy what are you doing, and be fresh
Mistakes are, after all, the foundations
of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase
in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
When you surround yourself
with like-minded athletes
who are all going through the same thing as you, it gives you more drive
and strength to get through those moments
when you don’t want to do it any more, when you think it’s hard.
To the soul, there is no past and no future
; all is, and will be ever, in now. For artificial purposes
time is mutually agreed
on, but there is really no such thing.
sing before they die – ’twere no bad thing should certain persons
die before they sing.
I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled
Character is doing the right thing
when nobody’s looking. There are too many people
who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.
Nature is the most beautiful thing we have. It’s better than art because it’s from the creator
The most important thing is to enjoy your life
– to be happy – it’s all that matters.
It’s a good thing that beauty is only skin
deep, or I’d be rotten
to the core.
… I wish I could come up with something. I’d probably have the same pause
if you asked
me what my strengths
are. Maybe they’re the same thing.
, at the very bottom
of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity
, and more absurdity. And maybe that’s what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity
It is not enough to have a good mind
; the main thing is to use it well.
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
When I was a child, there’s one thing I said: ‘I never want to be alone.’ That’s what I would say. I don’t want to be alone.
us something, and that thing we desire.
Fear defeats more people
than any other one thing in the world.
Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will
is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
Marriage may be the closest
thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.
Love is the most powerful thing in the world, and you know, what love brings is joy.
The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly
, despairingly, acutely miserable
, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive
is a grand
I’ve got nothing against plastic surgery
at all. I know lots
of people, young and old
, who’ve had it. The point about good surgery is you can’t see it. The important thing is not to go crazy
– and not to go to a bad surgeon.
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place
, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid
the wrong thing at the tempting
The most important thing is, whatever you do decide
to choose, take it seriously and do your best
People don’t understand that when I grew
up, I was never the most talented
. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest
. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic
, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.
Surround yourself with really good people
. I think that’s an important thing. Because the people you surround yourself are a reflection
Family is the most important thing in the world.
No, because I don’t want to hear what’s hot
and feel I have to copy
it. I’ll just make up
my own thing.
The most important thing for poets
to do is to write
as little as possible.
if there’s such a thing as reality, if you have a false relationship with it, how can you do anything but fail?
No matter if you win or lose
, the most important thing in life is to enjoy what you have.
These men ask
for just the same thing, fairness
, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall
Success is having to worry about every damn
thing in the world, except
If there’s one thing that’s certain in business
, it’s uncertainty.
That’s the good thing about being president
, I can do whatever I want.
I want the same thing I’ve wanted since
I was 7 years old. I want to be No. 1.
You are so much more than the worst thing you’ve ever done.
Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily
married man and his secretary
is the most difficult thing to secure
in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism
. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules
about what it should be.
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place
it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave
the right way
and overcome the mind.
If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs
, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.
Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.
There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices
, and you make them, and they have consequences
A thing that you see in my pictures
is that I was not afraid
to fall in love with these people.
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge.
The one thing that you have that nobody else
has is you. Your voice
, your mind, your story
, your vision. So write and draw
and play and dance and live as only you can.
I had been taught that if I cried
, to be quiet
about it, so whereas
I never howled, the least thing made me cry
both at school and at home
tends to separate a child from other children, for even children dislike a cry baby
, and I had no friends
in the world.
The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective
. You don’t have control over your situation
. But you have a choice about how you view
The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing
the truth really will set you free.
One good thing about music, when it hits
you, you feel no pain
The one thing that matters is the effort.
, and that’s one thing that everybody shares
. No matter what you’re going through, it makes you forget about your problems
. I think the world should keep laughing
The most satisfying
thing in life is to have been able to give a large
part of one’s self to others.
It is a hard thing
to let go
of mistakes we’ve made and sins
. God wants us to do that because He knows the guilt
and the condemnation will keep us from becoming
who He has created us to be.
Be like a postage stamp
. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
thing about tennis
is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.
A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive.
Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest
It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man
or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty
or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality
The transgender bathroom
thing – it’s just so obvious that people are scared
of what they don’t understand. It’s like, ‘I don’t want to deal with the fact that some people might have been born in the wrong body.’
is one thing. It’s great to go and play the old songs
. People know them and appreciate
them. You got to give them what they want to hear.
There’s no such thing as quality time
; there’s only quantity time.
Either you give in, or you fight. That’s all I know, being where I’m from. You fight for what you want. You go after what you want. The only thing I could do was give up or keep fighting for what I wanted in life.
The one thing I learned is to just give everything a shot
. You don’t want to live in regret
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
The greatest thing in family life
is to take a hint
when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended.
I think the worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing.
For me, every day is a new thing
. I approach
with a new insecurity
, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats
. I go in and start working, I’m not sure
where I’m going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it.
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
That’s the funny thing about time. It is only in looking back
that it’s easy to connect
. To see exactly why everything needed
to happen the way that it did.
No matter where I am, it’s all about one thing: My fans.
The most important thing in the world is family and love
You can’t control where you were born, the family you were born into, what you look like; you can’t control any of those circumstances. The only thing you can control is how you react.
You learn a lot when you’re barefoot
. The first thing is every step
you take is different.
I’m interested in that thing that happens where there’s a breaking
point for some people and not for others. You go through such hardship
, things that are almost impossibly difficult, and there’s no sign
that it’s going to get any better, and that’s the point when people quit. But some don’t.
The first thing I do every day when I wake
up is thank
God for letting
me make it through the night
and giving me another day
of life – just because sometimes I wake up
, and I cannot believe I’m doing what I’m doing. I just thank Him. I don’t know how I deserve it, but it’s completely because of Him.
The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting
What a terrible thing to have lost
one’s mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.
The only thing worse than a coach
or CEO who doesn’t care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom
: it is to be controlled
by rather than to control what you do.
To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.
It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay
If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times
is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen. It teaches
you what you should have done next time.
In 1964, when Lee Iacocca said, ‘Shelby, I want you to make a sports car out of the Mustang
,’ the first thing I said was, ‘Lee, you can’t make a race horse out of a mule
. I don’t want to do it.’ He said, ‘I didn’t ask you to make it; you work for me.’
One thing I could tell you is that I’m all over the place.
Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes
. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won’t buy. It bought
me a house
but it won’t buy me a home. It would buy me a companion
but it won’t buy me a friend.
Life’s too short
on things. When you go through experiences
that are bad, it’s a good thing. You learn from it – become a stronger person
. Life is a roller coaster, and you don’t know what’s going to be thrown
at you next, so all you can do is give it your best shot
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
that yes is the only living thing.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered
to conquer fear.
The only thing that comes to a sleeping
man is dreams.
is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong
to us as well.
We fear the thing we want the most.
A man’s conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
The hardest thing about winning is to continue to win, and I think human instinct
says ‘OK, I’ve done this before. I got it, let’s just keep doing what we’re doing.’
The one thing you learn is when you can step out of your comfort zone
and be uncomfortable
, you see what you’re made of and who you are.
There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain
Men often applaud
an imitation and hiss the real thing.
When we believe the best of people, we let go of each thing they do that is hurtful
to us. And we choose to think things like, ‘I don’t believe they meant
to hurt me
.’ ‘Maybe they’re having a bad day
or don’t feel well.’ ‘They probably don’t even realize how they sound.’
Pain is a beautiful thing. When you feel pain, you know you’re alive.
Success is all about persistence
and doing the right thing for the long term.
Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative.
The only thing that can save us as a species
is seeing how we’re not thinking about future generations
in the way we live.
The sexiest thing in the entire
world is being really smart
. And being thoughtful and being generous
. Everything else is crap. I promise
you. It’s just crap that people try to sell to you to make you feel like less. So don’t buy it. Be smart. Be thoughtful and be generous.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys
to living your life with integrity.
There is one thing the photograph
, the humanity
of the moment. This kind of photography is realism
. But realism is not enough – there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
Just try to do the right thing, and that’s immediate karma
: ‘I feel good
I don’t know what your destiny
will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among
you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought
and found how to serve.
It is a fine
thing to be honest
, but it is also very important to be right.
There’s one thing everyone should understand: I like my character.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Bullying is never fun, it’s a cruel
and terrible thing to do to someone. If you are being bullied
, it is not your fault
. No one deserves to be bullied, ever.
Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned
it. Is your child
dead? It is a return
. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived
of your estate
? Is not this also a return?
Sometimes the most beautiful thing is precisely
the one that comes unexpectedly
and unearned, hence
something given truly as a present.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
I do not expect the Union
to be dissolved – I do not expect the house to fall – but I do expect it will cease to be divided
. It will become all one thing, or all the other.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing
about life. The thing that I’m most worried
about is just being alone
without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects
to take care
of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.
‘The Grand Budapest Hotel
‘ is not really my thing, but I kind of loved it.
The last thing one discovers in composing
a work is what to put first.
All thing I thought I knew; but now confess
, the more I know I know, I know the less.
is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied
when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane
than any politician.
All this talk about equality
. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon
I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought
for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.
One thing that somebody told me is that leadership
is a lonely
role – some people can do it, and some people can’t.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime
it on children.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
Being in the same room
with people and creating
something together is a good thing.
Hateful to me as the gates
is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks
The one thing that I know is that you win with good people.
The image is one thing and the human being
is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The only thing to do with good advice
is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself
I never think of myself as an icon
. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
There is never just one thing that leads
to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication
, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.
It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse
anything but the best, you very often get it.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
Destiny is a good thing to accept when it’s going your way. When it isn’t, don’t call it destiny; call it injustice
, or simple bad luck
Do not do an immoral
thing for moral reasons.
The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote
your entire life
to, something you bring everything to, every minute
of the day for the rest of your life
. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.
The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man
makes for himself and by himself.
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence
and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
Don’t get caught up
in the ‘look’ thing. Sometimes, we as men and women, the first thing that attracts
us to someone is their physical appearance
, and that’s not always a good thing because what’s good on the outside is not always good on the inside.
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking
the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.
The only thing necessary for the triumph
of evil is for good men
to do nothing.
That’s the amazing thing
about music: there’s a song for every emotion. Can you imagine a world with no music? It would suck
Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers
are people who do things right.
I am the wisest man
alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
All the intelligence and talent in the world can’t make a singer
. The voice is a wild
thing. It can’t be bred
. It is a sport, like the silver fox
. It happens.
The most important thing, in anything you do, is always trying
your hardest, because even if you try your hardest and it’s not as good as you’d hoped
, you still have that sense of not letting yourself down.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second
time. The only people who never tumble
are those who never mount the high wire
. This is your moment. Own it.
I think the most important thing is to keep active
and to hope that your mind stays active.
One of the lessons
of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.