No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
—Edmund Burke (Irish Political leader)
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
—Simone de Beauvoir (French Philosopher)
I figure life’s a gift and I don’t intend on wasting it. You don’t know what hand you’re gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count.
—Leonardo DiCaprio (American Actor)
He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American Poet)
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.
—Warren Buffett (American Investor)
The quality of your life doesn’t emerge from what happens, but from how fully you show up for what happens.
—Marianne Williamson (American Activist)
A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
—William Cowper (English Anglican Poet)
No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Morse had one, and he did all right.
—Kirk Douglas (American Actor)
All good things come to those who wait.