That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.

In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.

Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

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You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal.

I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky.

There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.

I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.

The most important thing is to follow your instinct and get involved with some friends who have similar tastes and aspirations and like music as much as you do.

Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.

I am confident that I can serve my country without being involved as the president of the country now.

I've been involved in something which was chaotic and insane.

All I can say now is that I am, and intend to stay, a single man.

Why one man rather than another? It was odd.

You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.

One should never be sexually involved with anyone one genuinely cares for.

A sexual relationship guarantees a loss.

A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation.

Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today. It's a business.

The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs.

The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.

I'll tell you, being involved in human space flight, it is an emotional endeavor. I think it brings in the highest highs and the lowest lows.

There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.

There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.

We have three cats. It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved.

Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.

The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing.

But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.

The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.

I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.

Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.

If luck weren't involved, I'd win every tournament!

I think that celebrities should never underestimate their power.

I mean just to draw attention, because then people get involved on a personal level.

There's a lot of labor involved in the birth of a new town.

I love when you go to a horror film with real horror fans and everybody's there watching, getting involved and screaming. That's when it's most alive and exciting for me.

As a teacher you can see the difference in kids who have parents who were involved. That difference, by the time these kids get to the third grade, is drastic.

I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement.

To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.

Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time.

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind;

And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.

I did my military service from 1989 - 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.

We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely.

.. change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.

It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.

For all of us who have been involved in the recovery efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs, we fear that this change in policy could lead to further declines in these wild stocks.

Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this.

Somehow I started introducing writing into my drawings, and after a time, the language took over and I started getting very involved with the handwriting and then the look of the handwriting.

Underground literature only began in the '70s, when technical developments made it possible. Before that, we were involved in a game with the censors. That was our struggle.

The point is to expand the scope of what a movie can possibly mean or be, to get people involved because they're artistic or understand the point of the material, not just because they fit a certain bill aesthetically.

Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something.

Well, as you know, there are many things in life that are not fair, that wealthy people can afford and poor people cant. But I dont believe that the Federal Government should take action to try to make these opportunities exactly equal, particularly when there is a moral factor involved.

No man is an island, entire of itself;

every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were: any mans death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.

It is not enough to be compassionate.

You must act. There are two aspects to action. One is to overcome the distortions and afflictions of your own mind, that is, in terms of calming and eventually dispelling anger. This is action out of compassion. The other is more social, more public. When something needs to be done in the world to rectify the wrongs, if one is really concerned with benefitting others, one needs to be engaged, involved.

You must get involved to have an impact.

No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee.