I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala events and big crowds started. Some people embrace it. To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
By : Matt Damon
Few men have led a more active life - bodily or mentally - from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years' business career, from which I had retired.
By : William Banting
I spent my whole life figuring out how to get out of work. I would say I was intelligent, but intelligent in a very surreptitious, invisible way.
By : Bruce Davison
The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.
By : Archibald MacLeish
Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.
By : Ruth Ann Minner
If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today.
By : Isabelle Adjani
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.
By : E. M. Forster
I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'
By : Fantasia Barrino
After a subsequent interview at Brooklyn Poly, I was hired, and life as a fully independent researcher began.
By : Rudolph A. Marcus
Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.
By : Stefan Zweig