I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
By : Abigail Adams
I think that's what I love about my life. There's no maniacal master plan. It's just unfolding before me.
By : Cate Blanchett
Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts.
By : Bob Lilly
Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.
By : Bryant H. McGill
When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco.
By : Douglass North
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled.
By : John Ruskin
The investigations which have seemingly been the most purely abstract have often formed the foundation of the most important changes or improvements in the conditions of human life.
By : Theodor Svedberg