In every relationship, the work is never just in the positive actions we do for each other, but in the follow up.
When I wake up every morning, I smile and say, 'Thank you.' Because out of my window I can see the mountains, then go hiking with my dog and share her bounding joy in the world.
If you tell me 2 + 2 is 4, and I know it is, then you... shove marbles up your ass, I go 'Damn, Anthony shoves marbles in his ass?' But the fact that you shove marbles in your ass doesn't invalidate 2 + 2 = 4.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
I come from nowhere Brooklyn, New York. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. These days Williamsburg is kind of a hip area, but when I grew up there, the taxi drivers wouldn't even go over the bridge, it was so dangerous.
And Harry doesn't mind if he doesn't make the sceneHe's got a daytime job, he's doing alright.He can play the honky tonk like anything,Saving it up for Friday night.With the Sultans... with the Sultans of Swing.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
There’s an inner thing in every man, Do you know this thing my friend? It has withstood the blows of a million years, And will do so to the end. It was born when time did not exist, And it grew up out of life, It cut down evil’s strangling vines, Like a slashing searing knife.
In A Glass of Cider It seemed I was a mite of sediment That waited for the bottom to ferment So I could catch a bubble in ascent. I rode up on one till the bubble burst, And when that left me to sink back reversed I was no worse off than I was at first. I'd catch another bubble if I waited. The thing was to get now and then elated.
As a model, I really stand for not being a model, if that makes sense. When I started, the whole idea of the model was very different; it was a bit stuck-up. Not stuck-up, but no one was trying to have fun, or not even have fun, but be willing to smile.