The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
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True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
I always separated sports and my personal life.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
If money grew on trees, hustlers wouldn't need incentives.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
We believe in individual initiative, personal responsibility, opportunity, freedom, small government, the Constitution. These principles, these American principles are key to getting our economy back to being successful and leading the world.
I will perform My Heart Will Go On for the rest of my life and it will always remain a very emotional experience for me.
Even just once, try to be the ray of sunshine in a person's dark cloud. It won't hurt.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.