I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.— Emiliano Zapata
Perspective My Life My Rules quotations
I play by my own rules so please think twice before you step into my life.
Remember: Life is short, break the rules
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Silence is sometimes the best answer
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.
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.
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.
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.