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I want to be as honest as I can about the things I've been through - the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats - and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others.
Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.
Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation.
Ali Akbar Khan
One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
I was born the same week NASA was founded, so we're the same age and feel some of the same pains, joys, and frustrations.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
One of the joys of working with boys is that you get your pay as you go along. You can observe the results of your leadership daily... Such satisfaction cannot be purchased at any price; it must be earned.
Ezra Taft Benson
Like most parents, I think, my children have been the source of some of my most intense joys and despairs, my deepest moral dilemmas and greatest moral achievements.
At fifteen one is first beginning to realize that everything isn't money and power in this world, and is casting about for joys that do not turn to dross in one's hands.
Children's literature is one of my joys, and it's also my mental comfort food.
There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
Charles de Lint
The joys of friendship inert the heart and fizzy home bouncing jubilantly with laughter-buttered love.
A fine book, in the perfect setting, when there's all the time in the world to read it: Life holds greater joys, but none come to mind just now.
Everybody has a public life, and they have their own private life. Everybody has their secrets. Everybody has their own private, you know, agonies as well as joys. And that's what great drama, whether it's the movies or the theater, that's what it shows.
An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.
Joys too exquisite to last, And yet more exquisite when past.
Motherhood has brought me many joys and insights, but the new perspective it granted me on the role I had inadvertently played in young women's lives for the 2 decades I spent in the modeling industry was downright sobering.
One of my greatest joys is poetry. I read it almost every day, and I've even taken a stab at writing some of my own. A poem I wrote for my mother when she was dying really helped me get through that hard time.
The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be.
Believe me, I've totally blown any kind of so-called reputation I may have had. I really don't care. I think that's one of the joys of getting older; you just stop caring about things like that.
Life is full of joys and sorrows, much of it our own making. Sadly, the West has voted time and time again for bigger government, more inflation, higher taxes and excessive regulation - all policies that have kept us from Adam Smith's vision of an opulent society.
One of the great joys of my job is that you spend a huge amount of time investigating different areas of literature.
Half the world does not know the joys of wearing cotton underwear.
Leonardo da Vinci
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