I thought maybe, just by never preaching, never doing any of that stuff because it doesn't work. By just maybe the power of example and some laughs, maybe somebody might go take a walk.
The odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one, and against two bombs a million times a million to one. Next time you fly, cut the odds and take a bomb.
Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
No, I was an unknown when I walked in that room. He didn't know who I was from a fly on the wall.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones.
It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence, and nothing too much.
The first thing you should do with an actor is not sign a contract with him. Take him to dinner. And take him for a walk afterwards.
But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
An experimental group of experienced women pilots in the United States might begin immediately flying small trainers from factories to bases.
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
I don't judge others. I say if you feel good with what you're doing, let your freak flag fly.
And it is very moving because one has to see the site not as just another site of development but it is a very special site. It is a site that souls and hearts of all Americans.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
Never try to take a fortified hill, especially if the Army on top is bigger than you are.
As time goes on, all schools only get left alive if they have found something special themselves.
For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.
It is my belief that we all have the need to feel special. It is this need that can bring out the best in us, yet the worst in us.
There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a horse, that should forever exempt him from indignities.
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.