A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play.
First of all, the most important, that is to learn everything good that has survived from other times, and carefully to watch the bad - and throw it out.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.
I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
Cancer victims who don't accept their fate, who don't learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
If you've got to my age, you've probably had your heart broken many times. So it's not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
I had a good time working with Russell Crowe, Ron Howard and Ed Harris. It was a great cast and Russell worked really hard, doing tons of research and questioning everything.
I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
As a kid I had a hard time reading in school. I was the kid who would go one period a day to the class for kids with learning disabilities.
The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
When I was doing Arenas dying of Aids, I watched Philadelphia 13 or 14 times, because I thought Tom Hanks was making good choices.
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
Breathwork is like balance it cannot be taught, but it can be learned.
I know the only reason that I haven't gotten many good parts is because I am Latin - and they tell it to my face a lot of times.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.
No matter what you are doing, keep the undercurrent of happiness. Learn to be secretly happy within your heart in spite of all circumstances.
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.