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Being an artist is dragging your innermost feelings out, giving a piece of yourself, no matter in which art form, in which medium.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?
Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.
If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don't have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.
The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.
No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
What does it matter how many lovers you have if none of them gives you the universe?
It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true.
I teach people that no matter what the situation is, no matter how chaotic, no matter how much drama is around you, you can heal by your presence if you just stay within your center.
It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what's thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity, with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks: there's another dog.
Rainer Maria Rilke
And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation.
If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little - somebody who is obsessed by Making.
e. e. cummings
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
William S. Burroughs
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
Men know everything - all of them - all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or who says it.
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