Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
I have candy all the time. I live on gummy bears and peach rings. They're like dried-up peaches, only dipped in sugar. You can get 'em at gas stations. They're like 99 cents for four bags. And cashews. I love cashews.
I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well.
I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually, sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else, where it's maybe not quite so crowded or stressful, blah, blah, blah and after September 11th, I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
I like to tell young people to work hard for your goals and live in the moment.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
My kids are not known, and I think that is very important. So far they have lived a normal life, and will continue to do so. I feel they should have the possibility to live a free life without the burden of fame I have created.
I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.
Each of us bears his own Hell.
Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
To compose our character is our duty, not to compose books, and to win, not battles and provinces, but order and tranquility in our conduct. Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.
Men do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parage.? Thier works are done as an apology or extenuation of thier living in the world.-as invalids and the insane pay a high? board.? Thier virtues are penances.? I do not wish to expiate, but to live.? My life is for itself and not a spectacle.?I can not consent to pay for privilege where I have intrinsic right.
He lives with his creativity in high gear.