Not to admire, is all the art I know To make men happy, or to keep them so. Thus Horace wrote we all know long ago; And thus Pope quotes the precept to re-teach From his translation; but had none admired, Would Pope have sung, or Horace been inspired?
When people ask what you do, tell them you're a writer. Put yourself on the line. Make a commitment.
The extra luggage of indiscriminate dreams, desires and attachments will make your life's journey miserable.
If you know that this life is all that you have, wouldn't you make the most of it?
It is a law of nature that you must do difficult things to gain strength and power. As with working out, after a while you make the connection between doing difficult things and the benefits you get from doing them, and you come to look forward to doing these difficult things.
In the 1990s, we were certain that Saddam Hussein had a nuclear arsenal. In fact, his factories could barely make soap.
Words - as I speak or write them - make a path on which I walk.
The world has no reason for fighting in our defense, and as a matter of principle God does not make cowardly nations free.
Be good. This will make your angel happy. When sorrows and misfortunes, physical or spiritual, afflict you, turn to your guardian angel with strong trust and he will help you.
Think you can't write women? Don't. Write people and make them women.
Some music, it's meant just to make you dance and be able to celebrate and get away from all that kind of thinking. And so, I think it is important if you think your music can do that - to keep doin' it.
A man can no more make a safe use of wealth without reason than he can of a horse without a bridle.
With all the trouble black people have, they try to forget on weekends. You've got to be good to make them laugh.
It takes more than one dove to make peace in the Middle East.
By putting people around me who will calm me down and slow me down and make sure I work through an issue.
I want to make a positive point of Ikea. It makes income inequality a minor distraction.
I like Ministry, but I'm probably never going to make a song that sounds like Ministry.
Strangers come up to me in bars and tell me about their sex lives. I'm thinking, 'You think I can make it better somehow?'
I talk to myself all the time. Just make sure you answer.
For me, I think the bigger something is, the more difficult it is to make it nimble and fleet afoot.
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