Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
— John Barrymore
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
— Jim Carrey
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
— left quotation by Abraham Lincoln
An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.
Democracy don't rule the world, you better get that in your head;
this world is ruled by violence, but I guess that's better left unsaid.
I start where the last man left off.
It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.
The best things in life are left unseen. Thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, laugh
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.
Satire is people as they are; romanticism, people as they would like to be; realism, people as they seem with their insides left out.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.
There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.
He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
One drop of hatred left in the cup of joy turns the most blissful draught into poison.
Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow aftter your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations.