The metaphor I've used is... somebody's going to push my family off a cliff pretty soon, and I won't be there to catch them. And that breaks my heart. But I have some time to sew some nets to cushion the fall. So, I can curl up in a ball and cry, or I can get to work on the nets.
If you, like, consciously think about being cool, you're not cool. If you consciously think about being, like, different or original, you ain't different or original.
Art has absolutely changed my life.
People can cry much easier than they can change.
James A. Baldwin
Never use a big word when a little filthy one will do.
Mitt Romney comes from a family of builders.
To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
I'm an awful driver. I'm not going to lie about it. I'm not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There's a lot of road rage and a lot of times it's directed at something I've done on the road.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.
It is shallow people who think beauty is frivolous or excessive. If you are bringing beauty and god, you are enriching the country. Rice feeds the body, books feed the mind, beauty feeds the soul. It is one thing I can really be proud of and stand tall in the world.
We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I've always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace.
What does kissing really mean to me? To me, if you feel, when you kiss a girl, that certain feeling of all those dolphins, like, swimming through your blood stream, and you get those good tingles inside your stomach, I don't think there's any better feeling.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Temptation to behave is terrible.
To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.
A lot of people use social media to share mundane things or for self-glorification. I try to use it to share interesting things with people.
So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did - played records.
Dick Van Dyke
When I auditioned for 'Bye Bye Birdie' on Broadway, Gower Champion said, 'You've got the job!' I said, 'Mr. Champion, I can't dance.' He said, 'We'll teach you what you need to know.'
Dick Van Dyke