I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness.
Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.
The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
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Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
He said, 'From then on, I realized that I was not just abandoned.
I was chosen. I was special.' And I think that's the key to understanding Steve Jobs.
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;
united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith.
There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
What keeps us from abandoning ourselves entirely to one vice, often, is the fact that we have several.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
Abandon all hope, you who enter here!
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Those are weaklings who know the truth and uphold it as long as it suits their purpose, and then abandon it.
Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again.
Leaders must pick causes they won't abandon easily, remain committed despite setbacks, and communicate their big ideas over and over again in every encounter.
I don't wanna abandon my identity as LL Cool J, but at the same time, I had to figure out how to let people know that I'm really serious about making these movies.
Everything I do, I do with reckless abandon.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor.
It's the other way around. They never vote for us.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
It is always the false that makes you suffer, the false desires and fears, the false values and ideas, the false relationships between people. Abandon the false and you are free of pain; truth makes happy, truth liberates.
Everything you need comes into focus when you abandon the unneeded.
There is no longer any room for hope.
If we wish to be freeif we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contendingif we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon, until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtainedwe must fight!I repeat it, sir, we must fight!! An appeal to arms and to the God of Hosts, is all that is left us!
You have set up in New York Harbor a monstrous idol which you call Liberty.
The only thing that remains to complete that monument is to put on its pedestal the inscription written by Dante on the gate of hell: All hope abandon ye who enter here.
Those who consciousness is unified abandon all attachment to the results of action and attain supreme peace. But those whose desires are fragmented, who are selfishly attached to the results of their work, are bound in everything they do.
The torment of precautions often exceeds often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
Sure the people are stupid: the human race is stupid.
Sure Congress is an inefficient instrument of government. But the people are not stupid enough to abandon representative government for any other kind, including government by the guy who knows.
Dancing with abandon, turning a tango into a fertility rite.
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess.
All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
One of life's primal situations; the game of hide and seek. Oh, the delicious thrill of hiding while the others come looking for you, the delicious terror of being discovered, but what panic when, after a long search, the others abandon you! You mustn't hide too well. You mustn't be too good at the game. The player must never be bigger than the game itself.
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, never can willingly abandon it. They may be distressed in the midst of all their power; but they will never look to anything but power for their relief.
To renounce the alcoholic world is not to abandon it, but to act upon principles I have come to love and cherish, and to restore in others - who still suffer - the serenity I have come to know. When I am truly committed to this purpose, it matters little what clothes I wear or how I make a living. My task is to carry the message, and to lead by example, not design.
Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility.
Nearly all men of science, all men of learning for that matter, and men of simple ways too, have it in some form and in some degree. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission. If we abandon that mission under stress we shall abandon it forever, for stress will not cease. Knowledge for the sake of understanding, not merely to prevail, that is the essence of our being. None can define its limits, or set its ultimate boundaries.
One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true? Cling to it long enough and... it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much.
This head has risen above its hair in a moment of abandon known only to men who have drawn their feet out of their boots to walk awhile in the corridors of the mind.
We are not going to abandon Iraq.
We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth.
How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?
I think each role takes a little from you and circles around you for the rest of your life. I don't think you ever abandon any of them.
The Democratic Party has pretty much abandoned all the things that they cherish.
I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.
Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
Light and funny has a more compelling quality when you're younger.
But I haven't abandoned the genre: I love falling down; I love Lucille Ball. It's just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I can't convincingly portray at this age.