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My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
What we have, what we wish we had - ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed, investments won, investments lost, elections won, elections lost - these things may occupy our attention, but they do not define us.
Those who occupy their minds with small matters, generally become incapable of greatness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, 'How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?'
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
I don't have a lot of hobbies. I don't play golf. I don't have any children. Things that occupy people's time. I just try to take jobs.
When my wife died, I booked myself into the studio just to work, to occupy myself.
The point about melody and beat and lyric is that they exist to engage you in a very particular way. They want to occupy your attention.
U2 is an original species... there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind.
I've been saying the Occupy Movement has got the ball rolling, and now we need to take the fight to the great indoors!
Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
The Occupy Wall Street protests at last suggest that America's wealth gap is once again becoming an organizing political principle in the country.
From the streets of Cairo and the Arab Spring, to Occupy Wall Street, from the busy political calendar to the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan, social media was not only sharing the news but driving it.
I say to the Occupy protesters - you're occupying the wrong place, you're protesting the wrong thing.
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.
The Occupy movement needs an organizing principle, and - just as the Tea Party did - it needs some actual measures of success. Choose one candidate whose agenda is squarely within that of the movement and make his or her electoral success a focal point.
Would you allow a people to come from somewhere else and occupy a part of the United States, and set up an independent state, and, after 50 years, you would not be able to stay on this land?
The only good political movement I've seen lately was Occupy Wall Street. They had no leaders, which was genius. But unfortunately it always ends up with some hippy playing a flute.
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
I have been unsure, from the start, what the Occupy movement was all about, although I did suspect that it was just fatuous, anti-enterprise, left-wingery.
When an Occupy demo in the centre of Frankfurt makes world news, I shall hurry to join in.
First of all, no candidate is going to win by catering to the alleged Occupy Wall Street vote.
If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
James A. Garfield
I want that which is hilarious and that which is heartbreaking to occupy the same territory in the book because I think they very often occupy the same territory in life, much as we try to separate them.
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