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There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.
We are addicted to our egotism, our likes and dislikes and prejudices, and depend upon them for our own sense of identity.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Personally, I don't ever want to depend on makeup to feel beautiful.
Of course, it does depend on the people, but sometimes I'm invited places to kind of brighten up a dinner table like a musician who'll play the piano after dinner, and I know you're not really invited for yourself. You're just an ornament.
If your morals make you dreary, depend on it, they are wrong.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Yes, God does expect us to live holy, consecrated lives. But not even the best of our intentions can make it happen. Thankfully, He doesn't expect us to make ourselves holy. He just wants us to learn to depend on Him to make us holy.
I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather response to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
I boldly assert, in fact I think I know, that a lot of friendships and connections absolutely depend upon a sort of shared language, or slang. Not necessarily designed to exclude others, this can establish a certain comity and, even after a long absence, re-establish it in a second.
Happiness doesn't depend on how much you have to enjoy, but how much you enjoy what you have.
When I work, I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with.
Good economic theory must give the people the chance to use their talents to build their own lives. We must get away from the traditional route where the rich will do the business and the poor will depend on private or public charity.
You can't afford to get sick, and you can't depend on the present health care system to keep you well. It's up to you to protect and maintain your body's innate capacity for health and healing by making the right choices in how you live.
I'm always looking for great songs, and not being much of a songwriter, I depend on great songwriters to send them to me. I go through tons of stuff, and sometimes you just find material that kind of fits and becomes something special.
The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers.
William Lloyd Garrison
Moral choices do not depend on personal preference and private decision but on right reason and, I would add, divine order.
The media does play a vital role in our democracy, and if we cannot depend on journalistic ethics, the nation's in trouble.
Children need to trust and depend upon those who are responsible for them.
High gas prices are eating away at consumer's disposal income and could lead to a further economic downturn, especially for those whose livelihood depend on gasoline and diesel fuel.
A peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will likely depend to a great extent on the economic development of a future Palestinian state. As I have argued before, private sector investment - especially in the West Bank - is going to prove crucial in creating the right political and social context for peace.
Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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