Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
I'm tired and nervous and I'm in America. Here you don't know that you live.
A man like Wilde was not free to live out of the closet as a homosexual, and women in general were not able to be truly themselves; there was no place for a woman's voice to be heard or for her to express her sexuality.
No one who lives in error is free.
And I like the idea of change. Because I don't see why we should hang a painting on the wall and then just not think of it anymore because it's there like a piece of furniture.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
I want to have the fun of doing anime and I love anime, but I can't do storyboards because I can't really draw and that's what they live and die on.
One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.
All those songs reflect all the people that live within me.
What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.
To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.
Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.
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.
But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
The source of all life and knowledge is in man and woman, and the source of all living is in the interchange and the meeting and mingling of these two: man-life and woman-life, man-knowledge and woman-knowledge, man-being and woman-being.
For our discussion is on no trifling matter, but on the right way to conduct our lives.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I am finished with cities. I spent four years in New York, 10 in Paris, and I was in Belgrade for a while. To me now they are just airports. Cities are humiliating places to live, particularly in this part of the world.
We live in the moment now where this whole movie business is crazy.