For my part, I desire to see the time when education — and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry — shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
I am grateful for all the moments that I have, and I'm moving forward one step at a time to the future.
To read the Bible is of itself a laudable occupation and can scarcely fail of being a useful employment of time; but the habit of reflecting upon what you have read is equally essential as than of reading itself, to give it all the efficacy of which it is susceptible.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Every time I step onto an airplane, I turn to the right and take a good, hard stare into the maw of the engine. I don't know what I'm looking for. I just do it.
By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Can you imagine being Leonardo Da Vinci in the 1400s trying to describe his ideas for machines that would allow humans to fly to the average person of his time? This is hundreds of years before the invention of electricity, the internal combustion engine, and many other things we take for granted today.
Time — quotes and aphorisms
I'm from Florida, so any time I get invited to come to Florida and play a show, I'm definitely always up for that.
If you really analyze my music, there is a lot of violence in my music because the Bronx, at the era and time I was coming up, was almost equivalent to how a 'Braveheart' or 'Gladiator' movie would be.
Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?
Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen. It teaches you what you should have done next time.
In general, the mass media tell us that black people are not loving, that our lives are so fraught with violence and aggression that we have no time to love.
Since loving is about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each other and it takes time to know each other.
I've spent a lot of time in L.A. and I love it. A lot of Brits can't stand the place, but I like the West Coast attitude and the way people celebrate success.
I'm not afraid of death, but I resent it. I think it's unfair and irritating. Every time I see something beautiful, I not only want to return to it, but it makes me want to see other beautiful things. I know I'm not going to get to all the places I want to go.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.