I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.
Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I am composing like a god, as if it simply had to be done as it has been done.
Sex and drugs were simply not discussed in our culture at that time.
O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens.
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
In imitating the exemplary acts of a God or of a mythic hero, or simply by recounting their adventures, the man of an archaic societydetaches himself from profane time and magically re-enters the Great Time, the sacred time.
Are we simply romantically challenged, or are we sluts?
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
It was not simply out of a spirit of contradiction that I exposed a light source to magnetic forces. The idea came to me during an investigation of the effect discovered by Kerr on light reflected by magnetic mirrors.
Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.
Love simply is.
I've never been afraid to fail.
An operetta is simply a small and gay opera.
You've got to believe. Never be afraid to dream.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.