While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.
A lot of our happiness is derived from experiences, not from buying products. People are twice as happy buying experiences as products. People are happy buying experiences. They don't want something that's commoditised.
Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.
The lions taught me photography. They taught me patience and the sense of beauty, a beauty that penetrates you.
I felt I was owned by possessions.
Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.
I think I've always been afraid of painting, really. Right from the beginning. All my paintings are about painting without a painter. Like a kind of mechanical form of painting.
I am a child of the '70s, so I love classic rock - Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, and I also love Coldplay.
The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots.
Until blacks and whites see each other as brother and sister, we will not have parity. It's very clear.
Very skinny women don't look beautiful in clothes.
It's fun being one of the boys. It's fun to have a character that's rough and gets down and dirty and not to be this precious girl who just sits in the corner and just sort of stands by the action.
Dozens of America's wealthiest taxpayers - including hedge fund legend Michael Steinhardt, super trial lawyer Guy Saperstein, and Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry's fame - have appealed to President Obama not to renew the Bush tax cuts for anyone earning more than $1 million a year.
The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
James Mark Baldwin
I sleep seven hours. If I go to bed at two, I wake up at nine. If I go to bed at midnight, I wake up at seven. I don't wake up before - the house can fall apart, but I sleep for seven hours.
You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.
Yeah, I miss it. You don't just break off a friendship you've had with a sport, and with all those you've met all over the country. We've got some friends, some very close friends, and you just sit back and think how fortunate you were having a career like that. And, actually, there's nothing in the game of baseball that hasn't happened to me.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
I'm a lucky person because I've been loved a lot. I have a great family.
The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces.