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.
In the theatrical works we love and admire the most, the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
Working hard is very important. You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take those risks, to be able to jump over the hurdles, to be able to break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it's easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it's warm or cold. It's great. That was the start.
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
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.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.? Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his.? In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.
And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.
When preparing for a concert, I do lots of training. I work with a choreographer to create great moves and then I have to keep my voice strong with lessons.
The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
Whether it is the old lady's fear, or the many ghostly traditions of this place, or the crucifix itself, I do not know, but I am not feeling nearly as easy in my mind as usual.
I don't have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does - and I'm much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.
Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.
This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.