Quote of the Day
People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.
Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I think that men know how to romance a woman and most do it well, at least for a time, otherwise women wouldn't marry them. The problem is that most of them begin to rest on their laurels.
Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
I have been accused of being a very simplistic, very lyrical player, and that's okay. That just comes from the blues, which is my background. But every day you wake up and transcend. You can't ever rest on your laurels.
I like to be able to present myself in two or three different ways because I've never really wanted to rest on my laurels and be something that people expected.
With a terrible script you hustle and try to make it better. But with a good script it can be trouble because you rest on your laurels, so to speak, you think it's going to translate easily.
Robert Downey, Jr.
But at the same time you can't assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.
I refuse to sit on my laurels.
I'm not retiring. I am graduating. Today is my graduation day. Retirement means that you'll just go ahead and live on your laurels and surf all day in Oceanside. It ain't going to happen.
There's a lot of guys that just get comfortable with their positions and rest on their laurels. I had to earn my way.
But I think the one thing that I can say about us is that we're very consistent about certain things and part of that is our desire to do the very best work that we can and not rest on our laurels, or not allow formula to come into what we do.
It's been the work that has carried me and I never wanted to rest on my laurels or go back and do what I done before.
I'm always trying to do stuff I haven't done before or challenge myself so I'm not resting on my laurels all of the time because if I just found my little niche and never left it, I'd be pretty boring, I think.
I consider myself lucky that Sheila Johnson, the cofounder of Black Entertainment Television, didn't choose to rest on her very impressive business laurels. Her luscious 100 percent modal scarves, printed with photos she takes all over the world, are gorgeous. Wearing one is like being wrapped in a hug.
Even though I've had the body of work I've had, and the success I've had, I do not rest on my laurels whatsoever.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
Georgia is in an enviable position today, but we can't rest on our laurels.
You never want to rest on your laurels. You want to keep doing things that terrify you.
We did a lot of press for the last film and now for this one. We don't rest on our laurels.
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed