Excellence or virtue in a man will be the disposition which renders him a good man and also which will cause him to perform his function well.
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Well, you know, in this crazy world of entertainment, I would say if you have a dream, you have to pursue it.
I have a reputation for being hermitlike. I'm not. I'm just obsessed with my work.
When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had.
When you start writing songs on your own, there's no Bible, there's no one around you, so you're just writing, and you're left with, like, the dead space in your head to know if it's a good song or an interesting concept.
Any government that has a sincere desire for reform and progress should understand the benefit of objective and constructive criticism.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
You don't always have to show art in what's called a white box; you can have a kind of complexity within an exhibit which actually respects the art as well.
I love traveling. I hate jet lag, but I love, love, love, love traveling, to meet new people, to try different foods because I'm a big foodie.
Son, give 'em a good show, and always travel first class.
One of the biggest misconceptions that has been thrown out there is the fact that I started on Vine.
I don't start with a list of historical scenes that I want to include in the book. At a certain point, the narrative totally takes over, and everything that I include I can only incorporate if it answers to the internal terms of the novel.
Having refuted, then, as well as we could, every notion which might suggest that we were to think of God as in any degree corporeal, we go on to say that, according to strict truth, God is incomprehensible, and incapable of being measured.
You don't need to raise taxes on rich people, because they create capitalization and investment. But you need to tax speculation - meaning capital gains.
I'm a bubbling brew of emotions, but mostly, I'm an optimistic person.
I prayed every day of my life, and that was instilled in me as a kid, and as I've gotten older, that's just matured in me.
It is psychological law that whatever we desire to accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind.
Orison Swett Marden
Coming from the Midwest, I didn't know about stand-up as an art. I just thought stand-up comedians were old men in suits talking about their wives.
I was excited to get the opportunity to sing something in a movie 'cause I love musicals and I would love to be able to do more movie musicals, in the future.
We always hear from newspapers that while people understand the environmental challenge, they are unwilling to stomach the solutions. The trouble is, we only ever hear about the solutions from the media, and for whatever reason, they are almost always caricatured beyond recognition. If there's no appetite for green, it's not surprising.