quote by Marcus Aurelius

One of the recurring themes in Marcus' handbook is leadership's responsibility to work intelligently with what it is given and not waste time fantasizing about a world of flawless people and perfect choices.

— Marcus Aurelius

Irresistibly Fantasized quotations

I read that nine out of 10 women fantasize about having an unknown man leap through their bedroom window at night and make mad, passionate love to them. Who would think with those odds, I would now be facing 150 hours of community service.

Libya is a war of the womb. A product of the romantic minds of women who fantasize about an Arab awakening. It is estrogen-driven paternalism on steroids.

Some golfers fantasize about playing in a foursome with Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Sam Snead. The way I hit I'd rather play in a foursome with Helen Keller, Ray Charles, and Stevie Wonder.

A lot of guys like to fantasize about having sex with 2 girls at the same time.

.. I like to fantasize about having sex with the same girl twice, thank you.

Even though all these obstacles keep coming at you, you just have to keep going through them. Because it's worth it to do something in your life, as opposed to fantasizing about doing something.

As a shy kid growing up in Sheffield, I fantasized about how it would be great to be famous so I wouldn't actually have to talk to people and feel awkward. And of course, as we all know from fairy stories, when you achieve that ambition, you find out you don't want it.

Girls were nice to me in the same way that they would be nice to a hamster.

I fantasized about wild encounters with females but knew they'd never happen unless my own involvement could somehow go undetected.

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.

I guess I had always sort of fantasized that a guy would see me and get past the ponytail and the glasses and the giant sweatshirt to discover how insanely awesome I am, then come and whisk me off into that magical teenager fairytale where everyone else gets to prance around.

People love fashion exhibits because they can fantasize.

They can respond to a dress even if they can never wear a dress like that.

fantasizing is one of the earliest languages in the child's mind.

We are in touch with our imagination and dreams before we engage with logic and reason.

When men see an attractive woman, they fantasize about sex.

When women see an attractive man they fantasize about a relationship.

This is a fantasy fiddle tune. The part you fantasize is the fiddle.

When I have sex with my husband, I fantasize I am with a petite, hot young woman.

My brother and I were able to fantasize far more extravagantly about our parents' tastes and desires, their aspirations and their vices, by scanning their bookcases than by snooping in their closest. Their selves were on their shelves.

I love my job. But all the stuff that comes with it, the thought of being propelled into the limelight again is not something I sit around and fantasize about, certainly. I'd much rather just do my work, and then go home and read my books and watch movies.

I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now.

I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.

Man is a thinking animal, a talking animal, a toolmaking animal, a building animal, a political animal, a fantasizing animal. But, in the twilight of a civilization he is chiefly a taxpaying animal.

I think we have to be active in teaching our children, and teaching each other.

We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I've always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace. We have a military, but what if there was a department devoted entirely and truthfully to finding peaceful resolutions?

Well, I'll say I have an incredible ability to fantasize - I really do.

I don't have to have things tangible to be able to see them, and therefore I enjoy so many things, because they're in my mind.

War is hell. Hollywood fantasizes about it and makes it look good... war sucks.

Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.

Lower the bar. Actually spending ten minutes clearing off one shelf is better than fantasizing about spending a weekend cleaning out the basement.

Accept certain inalienable truths, prices will rise, politicians will philander, you too will get old, and when you do you'll fantasize that when you were young prices were reasonable, politicians were noble and children respected their elders.

I've always loved hip-hop, since I was a kid, that's the music that I loved.

I think everyone of our generation kind of fantasized about hip-hop in some ways.

Being able to fantasize for a couple of days at being a rock singer surpassed most things I've done on stage.

I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually, sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else, where it's maybe not quite so crowded or stressful, blah, blah, blah and after September 11th, I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.

I missed a tuna-fish sandwich with mayo on toasted wheat bread more than anything. Six months after I went vegan, I snuck into a deli and took one home. And, of course, it wasn't nearly as good as I fantasized. It tasted, well, fishy.

During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.

I am not ashamed to admit that I belong to those who fantasize that literature is capable of bringing new horizons and new perspectives--philosophical, religious, aesthetical and even social.

I believe there is no part of our lives, our adult as well as child life, when we're not fantasizing, but we prefer to relegate fantasy to children, as though it were some tomfoolery only fit for the immature minds of the young. Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do.

I don't think there's any harm at all in allowing a kid to fantasize.

In fact, I think to stop people from fantasizing is a very destructive thing indeed.

The starting point of great success and achievement has always been the same.

It is for you to dream big dreams. There is nothing more important, and nothing that works faster than for you to cast off your own limitations than for you to begin dreaming and fantasizing about the wonderful things that you can become, have, and do.

People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble.

Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that.

When I masturbate I fantasize about having my own apartment.

I used to think about Cindy Crawford now I think about leaving a dish in the sink overnight.

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