So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you're going to open your eyes at some point, and it's gone.
By : Kathy Mattea
My experience in Iraq made me realize, and during the recovery, that I could have died. And I just had to do more with my life.
By : Tammy Duckworth
The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on.
By : Anna Howard Shaw
This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.
By : Malcolm Muggeridge
Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything.
By : Paris Hilton
Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her.
By : Jeanne Tripplehorn
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.
By : Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I think that you have to bear in mind that music is about escape, and it's not unreasonable to think the music business would be based around escapism.
By : Peter Hook
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
By : John Steinbeck
I believe in advertisement and media completely. My art and my personal life are based in it. I think that the art world would probably be a tremendous reservoir for everybody involved in advertising.
By : Jeff Koons