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The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.
Leonardo da Vinci
Fear? If I have gained anything by damning myself, it is that I no longer have anything to fear.
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
The simplification of anything is always sensational.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
But I work harder now because I have so much more exposure. And actually the harder you work as a writer, the better you get at it. It's like anything else. It's a muscle you have to exercise. I write more now than ever.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
Saint Francis de Sales
Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.
I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.
The IRS! They're like the Mafia, they can take anything they want!
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
I always like to win. But I'm the big sister. I want to make sure she has everything, even if I don't have anything. It's hard. I love her too much. That's what counts.
I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting.
I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.
A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
This is a do-it-yourself test for paranoia: you know you've got it when you can't think of anything that's your fault.
Robert M. Hutchins
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
I don't think anything is forever, but when my kids tell me they love me, that's forever.
One day I realized that I wasn't getting anywhere by blaming other people for my circumstances. I finally understood: Even if you feel someone has wronged you or owes you something, no one is going to give you anything for free.
Mary J. Blige
People love scandal; people love drama. They love stripping away the layers to see what's really in there, and they'll do anything - as well as make it up - to get it.
You never know what curve balls life is going to throw you and there's no way I can predict anything or make any assumptions about what the rest of my life is going to be like.
You don't need to buy expensive cosmetics; almost anything will do if you know how to apply it.
I think songwriting is the ultimate form of being able to make anything that happens in your life productive.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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