At first, one sees the person who is modelling; but little by little, all of the possible sculptures that could be made come between artist and model.
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
And I'm not a personality; otherwise I'd be coming out with an album, performing on MTV. All that stuff is possible and I can do that tomorrow. I just have no need.
When you go to areas that have poverty of that level, you're ready to feel shocked and some degree of shame, coming in as a rich westerner.
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me. I like it. The films that have come out of that, I personally like better than the ones that didn't.
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person.
I've come to the conclusion that it's not really possible to help others.
They're not put on earth to be martyrs; they have to want to come out. It depends on your culture, where you work, where you live. Each person's circumstances are unique.
The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come.
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Whenever you meditate and you come upon beautiful spaces, immediately pray to existence:"Let my joy be showered over every being - conscious, unconscious. I don't want any personal claim over it."
I'm still the same person, thinking the same way, so it's possible I will invent something.
All serious innovation is only rendered possible by some accident enabling unpopular persons to survive.
Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.