Life Quotes

Life Quotes: I should . . . prefer swallowing one incomprehensibility rather than two. It requires one effort only to admit the single incomprehensibility of matter endowed with thought, and two to believe, first that of an existence called spirit, of which we have neither evidence nor idea, and then secondly how that spirit, which has neither extension nor solidity, can put material organs into motion.
I sold all my medium format equipment in 2005 after Canon came out with the 12 megapixel EOS 1Ds.
Author: Peter Menzel
University President: Why is it that you physicists always require so much expensive equipment? Now the Department of Mathematics requires nothing but money for paper, pencils, and erasers . . . and the Department of Philosophy is better still. It doesn't even ask for erasers.
Author: Isaac Asimov
France has lived a long time - eight or nine centuries - and yet art in France, too, was derivative up until the 19th Century.
Author: Raoul Dufy
The day nothing turns you on - you're dead. No matter how many more years you go on breathing.
I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money.
The ability to work hard and make sacrifices comes naturally to those who know exactly what they want.
Author: Scott Adams
His mane was like a crest, mounting, then falling low. His neck was long and slender, and arched to the small, savagely beautiful head. The head was that of the wildest of all wild creatures- a stallion born wild- and it was beautiful, savage, splendid. A stallion with a wonderful physical perfection that matched his savage, ruthless spirit.
For too much rest becomes a pain.
Author: Homer
It seems like every time I agree to work with a video game company they go out of business. I stopped because I was starting to feel guilty.
Author: Neil Gaiman
Everybody goes through divorces. There's millions of people that have drinking problems. There's people that their weight goes up and down, just like mine. It's just life. And I think people relate to that. I really do.
Author: John Daly
I am thankful that the church exists, thankful that it has done such great things, giving us laws, for instance - 'thou shalt' and 'thou shalt not', and established Goodness and Evil. That's what all religions do, and as soon as we try to replace them, worldly religions like fascism and communism take over.
Chesterton spoke of 'the modern and morbid habit of always sacrificing the normal to the abnormal.' It would be hard to sum up liberalism for succinctly.
Diplomacy should always be our first option. Most politicians only talk, not fight. I've fought; talking is far better than fighting.
Author: Seth Moulton
Maybe I don't want to be defined by what I do. Maybe I'd like to be defined by what I am.
(About parenting:) ... all that tedium, broken up by little spurts of high drama.
Author: Anne Tyler
I write songs very quickly, so the 20 minutes of joy I get out of writing a song doesn't compare to the two months of joy I get engaging with the people who like my music.
Author: Halsey
The years came and went, the children came and left. The worst of getting old is not tiredness and aches and pains, but that time rushes on so quickly, that in the end it doesn't seem to exist. It's Christmas and then it's Easter. It's a clear winter's day and then a hot summer's day. In between it's a vacuum.
The three short years I spent at Harvard, where I lived with excellent people, taught me not only that I must know how to choose my partners but also that choosing excellent partners is a skill you can learn. Obviously, when you spend time with the best, you learn how to choose among them.
I think the written word is probably the best medium of communication because you have time to reflect, you have time to choose your words, to get your sentences exactly right. Whereas when you're being interviewed, say, you have to talk on the fly, you have to improvise, you can change sentences around, and they're not exactly right.