He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
I do not understand what the man who is happy wants in order to be happier.
People are never satisfied. If they have a little, they want more. If they have a lot, they want still more. Once they have more, they wish they could be happy with little, but are incapable of making the slightest effort in that direction.
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when I get in trouble.
It's so hard to be a mother and to also want to practice your art.
You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
I want to be an artist that everyone can relate to, that's young, happy and fun.
I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
If you want to be happy, be.
Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be.
I'm happy for people who want to get married. It's not my thing.
Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
I don't know, I just want to be happy. I could be in a hole somewhere. Or I could completely lose it and be some hippy living in the woods with my dad.
I want as many people as possible to hear my music. I'm happy to entertain people by being a star.
And also they were absolutely brilliant in one way, you know: they knew how effective is not to punish somebody who is guilty; what Communist Party members could afford to do was mind-boggling: they could do practically anything they wanted - steal, you know, lie, whatever.
I felt for a long time that this is what I want to do so I'm happy at this point to just take my time and work on projects that I feel strongly about, and the rest of the time just live my life.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
The accident was a horrible thing - but that horrible thing made Chris, at the end of his life, Superman. It's a happy irony if there is such a thing. I'm proud to have known him.
You can't buy back your respect; you can't buy back your career. You only get one, so I don't want to mess that up.
You don't want to be photographed? You don't want to be known? Then you don't need to be out there peddling movies.
Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still, I don't want to be singing music like that.