Your own acts tell the world who you are and what kind of society you think it should be.— Ai Weiwei
Off-limits Famous Kindness quotations
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Some people think or expect that you should make the same kinds of art forever because it creates a convenient narrative... I want my work to embody my inherent contradictions.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
I tend to think having that extreme of color, that kind of black, is amazingly beautiful...and powerful. What I was thinking to do with my image was to reclaim the image of blackness as an emblem of power.
It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.
A light heart lives long.
When men lose against me, they always have a headache .
.. or things of that kind. I have never beaten a completely healthy man!
I remember being superyoung, like nine or ten years old, and thinking, 'Man, I wonder what famous people eat for breakfast. They must have some special kind of cereal!' My mind was so warped by the idea of fame.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Each of us, famous or infamous, is a role model for somebody, and if we aren't, we should behave as though we are -- cheerful, kind, loving, courteous. Because you can be sure someone is watching and taking deliberate and diligent notes.
Fate is being kind to me. Fate doesn't want me to be too famous too young.
Ernest Bevin had many of the strongest characteristics of the English race.
His manliness, his common sense, his rough simplicity, sturdiness and kind heart, easy geniality and generosity, all are qualities which we who live in the southern part of this famous island regard with admiration.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
I remember the whole thing with the word ambition.
I was messed up for a while because I associated it with certain people who just want to be famous. I think, for a while, it was kind of a dirty word for women.
I am inspired by honest people who don't cheat others.
To me the famous are those who are kind to fellow human beings and dedicate their life to charity.
No matter how much we enjoy following the lives of the rich and famous, we know the world is affected more deeply by quiet, even invisible acts of integrity, kindness, and generosity, than by fame and fortune.
Have courage and be kind.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
A woman would run through fire and water for such a kind heart.
I met a lot of famous people when I was about 24.
And none of them seemed very appealing. And so I didn't know why I would struggle to be that kind of person.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
The reason I keep acting is that it fuels some kind of passion in me, but the day that those butterflies stop, is the day that I'm gonna quit because I could care less about the magazines or being famous or the money or the awards.
Happiness is being famous for your financial ability to indulge in every kind of excess.
I've noticed that once you leave London you do kind of become a bit more famous.
People in London are a bit too cool for school. It's not so unusual to see someone from London in the street. But outside of London people are a bit more excited to see you and come out and support you.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's been some kind of pain.
I'm not a famous celebrity of any kind.
I'm a guy from Edmonton who's got a great job and I'm loving it.
There's nothing wrong with a plan, but remember Von Moltke's famous dictum that no plan survives first contact with the enemy. The danger is a plan that seduces us into thinking failure is impossible and adaptation is unnecessary - a kind of ‘Titanic' plan, unsinkable (until it hits the iceberg).
Being internet famous is kind of like being a camp counselor, and you've got this group of rowdy energetic kids every day. You've got to come up with something new every single day to entertain all of us. The internet is a 24-hour playground, there's a lot of enthusiasm.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
To me that really would be the essence of kindness, to have one's awareness so developed and refined that you could tell just what was needed, and not do any more or any less, and maybe not even be aware of what you had done, except it would be a helpful thing because of how fully present you were. Well, as Aerosmith once famously said: Dream on.
I feel like a lot of famous people think that they're doing a good thing by being kind. They're like, "Hey, I could be an asshole, but I'm not! Isn't it so cool that I'm so down to earth?" Like, No, you're not!
There are people out there hiding all kinds of things.
People who have all this success and all this fame and all this money, and yet there are secrets that they think if we found out about, it would be over for them. And it's a horrible way to live whether you're famous or not.
Be kind to the unkind people, they need it the most.
I've always liked women. But I don't want somebody who likes me because I'm famous. I like girls who are intelligent and who are kind of quiet like me.
Popstars really draws you in. It's fascinating. It's interesting to watch people thrown together in that kind of a situation. Even if the egos weren't involved and they weren't trying to be world famous. It's the Real World, only better.
Going to New York to do whatever - show business - it just seemed fun.
It seemed fun to go to the big city and meet all kinds of different people and maybe be famous. It was just exciting. So I wasn't scared.
For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
'Howard the Duck!' That's a really interesting movie.
I appreciate my career, because I've had a lot of very interesting ups and downs, and most people... That movie is such a famous flop. In a land of a lot of flops, it's kind of awesome to be in a really famous flop. I mean, it's kind of a poster child for flops.
What is a movie star? It is an illusion.
It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
I'm in that comfortable niche where I'm not that famous and sometimes people do need to put a barrier between them and their followers. When you're real famous you need to do that but I'm not that famous so I don't need that kind of barrier.
They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well.
America is known as a country that welcomes people to its shores.
All kinds of people. The image of the Statue of Liberty with Emma Lazarus' famous poem. She lifts her lamp and welcomes people to the golden shore, where they will not experience prejudice because of the color of their skin, the religious faith that they follow.