The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
If you live through the initial stage of fame and get past it, and remember thats not who you are. If you live past that, then you have a hope of maybe learning how to spell the word artist.
I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.
You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
I live a very quiet life, although I'm very urban and a diehard New Yorker.
I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Whenever a mind is simple and receives a divine wisdom, old things pass away, - means, teachers, texts, temples fall;it lives now, and absorbs past and future into the present hour.? All things are made sacred by relation to it,-one as much as another.?All things are disolved to ther center by thier cause.
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don't have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.