I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.— Emiliano Zapata
Perspective My Life My Rules quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
I play by my own rules so please think twice before you step into my life.
Remember: Life is short, break the rules
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I live by my own rules (reviewed, revised, and approved by my wife).. but still my own.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Patience is important, and also, if you don't want to do it, don't do it.
But if you do, do. That's a general rule in how I live my life.
My life certainly hasn't been ordinary: different is the word.
It hasn't always been stable - except in the important things which are love and security within the family. Whenever there were strains at home, we could always communicate. The rule was that the younger you were, the louder you were allowed to scream. As the eldest, I just talked.
I think that things are poetic when they don't have a boundary. Without rules. My life is poetic.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.
I repose in this quiet and secluded spot not from any natural preference for solitude, but finding other cemeteries limited as to race by charter rules, I have chosen this that I might illustrate in my death the principles which I advocated through a long life: EQUALITY OF MAN BEFORE HIS CREATOR.
I will appoint captains to rule my cities, for it is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Everything in life, is a question of drawing a life, John, and you have to decide for yourself where to draw it. You cant draw it for others. You can try, of course, but it doesn't work. People obeying rules laid down my somebody else is not the same thing as respecting life. And if you want to respect life, you have to draw a line.
I enjoy being me; I always have done. I've seen people where it rules their lives, you know, who want to be thinner or have bigger boobs, and it wears them down. And I don't want that in my life. It's never been an issue - at least, I've never hung out with the sort of horrible people who would make it an issue. I have insecurities, of course, but I don't hang out with anyone who points them out to me.
Silence is sometimes the best answer
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.
My photographs are a celebration of life, fun and the beautiful.
They are a world that doesn't exist. A fantasy. Freedom is real. There are no rules. The life I wish I was living.
Do not copy my style! The first rule of writing is write about what you know, not what you think you know. So, think about what you've done in your life and write about that.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
My number one rule in business, and in life, is to enjoy what you do.
Running a business involves long hours and hard decisions; if you don't have the passion to keep you going, your business will more than likely fail. If you don't enjoy what you are doing, then you shouldn't be doing it.
Life is short, break the rules.
I want to live life on my own terms.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Feydeau's one rule of playwriting: Character A: My life is perfect as long as I don't see Character B. Knock Knock. Enter Character B.
The rules of soccer are very simple: if it moves, kick it.
If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.
All my life I have made it a rule never to permit a religious man or woman take for granted that his or her religious beliefs deserved more consideration than non-religious beliefs or anti-religious ones. I never agree with that foolish statement that I ought to respect the views of others when I believe them to be wrong.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars.
I guess the reasons against having more children always seem uninspiring and superficial. What exactly am I missing out on? Money? A few more hours of sleep? A more peaceful meal? More hair? These are nothing compared to what I get from these five monsters who rule my life.
My advice to you: live in the moment.
Stay fluid and roll with those changes. Life is just a big extended improvisation. Embrace the ever changing, ever evolving world with the best rule I’ve ever found. Say 'YES AND.”
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
All my growth and development led me to believe that if you really do the right thing, and if you play by the rules, and if you?ve got good enough, solid judgment and common sense, that you?re going to be able to do whatever you want to do with your life.
My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen.
We have to recognize that sin is a fact, not a defect;
sin is red-handed mutiny against God. Either God or sin must die in my life...If sin rules in me, God's life in me will be killed; if God rules in me, sin in me will be killed.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life.
I just live and let live and live my life pretty much according to the Golden Rule. And it turns out well for me.
War has its necessities...and I have always understood that. Always known the cost. But, this day, by my own hand, I have realized something else. War is not a natural state. It is an imposition, and a damned unhealthy one. With its rules, we willingly yield our humanity. Speak not of just causes, worthy goals. We are takers of life.
Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us;
and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
I had everything working my way, strong as a bull.
And still I ignored the rules of the game of life.