People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another.
I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real.
The violent reaction on the recent development of modern physics can only be understood when one realises that here the foundations of physics have started moving; and that this motion has caused the feeling that the ground would be cut from science.
You know when I feel inwardly beautiful? When I am with my girlfriends and we are having a 'goddess circle'.
Cute is when your personality shines through your looks. Like, when you see someone's personality in the way they walk and you just feel like hugging them every time you see them.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.
You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.
Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person.
What is it in us that makes us feel the need to keep pretending... we gotta let ourselves be.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.
When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him.
Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
This deep feeling for the soul of common people; their life became the main impulse for musical improvisation before I learned the basics in piano.