Here we have the best Being Quotes from famous authors such as Diogenes, Amy Morin, Roddy Ricch, George S. Patton, Orlando Bloom. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.
Is Wagner a human being at all? Is he not rather a disease? He contaminates everything he touches – he has made music sick.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
Nothing replaces being in the same room, face-to-face, breathing the same air and reading and feeling each other’s micro-expressions.
I feel like if you’re a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what.
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
No matter what the circumstances, you always enjoy being around guys that you bond with, win, lose, whatever it may be.
Do activities you’re passionate about – which make your heart and soul feel perky – including things like working out, cooking, painting, writing, yoga, hiking, walking, swimming, being in nature, being around art, or reading inspiring books.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
I think, to me, reality is better than being fake.
I don’t know the law, the kind of law of quantity and quality, but I think the opportunity of people being able to express themselves and to have the means of production is a great thing. It’s also changing how we’re telling stories.
Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.
I enjoy life this way, I enjoy life being in solidarity with the people who are fighting for a better world.
Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.
I think creativity is a capability of human being. When we’re born, we’re – all of us has this capability. But part of us forget to use it.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn’t have those things in mine.
I was really good at being a bad guy.
I am just one human being.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
The only thing that can stop me from being me is me.
To be more childlike, you don’t have to give up being an adult. The fully integrated person is capable of being both an adult and a child simultaneously. Recapture the childlike feelings of wide-eyed excitement, spontaneous appreciation, cutting loose, and being full of awe and wonder at this magnificent universe.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
The greatest musical instrument given to a human being is the voice.
I’ll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
I live my life exactly the way I want to. Nothing stops me from going out or being anywhere that I want to be. I am doing whatever I want to do. I do not live my life according to any restrictions whatsoever!
Being right too soon is socially unacceptable.
Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
I’m not ashamed to be me. More than anyone else I know, I love my life and accept myself. What’s wrong with being unique? I am proud of everything that I am and will become.
I’m fiercely independent, but I’m also terrified of being alone.
One of the things I’ve told men over and over and over and over is if you’re being rejected by all the women that you approach, it’s not the women!
I’m having fun. I’m being myself. I’m doing what I love. That’s all that matters.
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.
Being a nice person is about courtesy: you’re friendly, polite, agreeable, and accommodating. When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.
Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.
Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
People who look down on other people don’t end up being looked up to.
I regret those times when I’ve chosen the dark side. I’ve wasted enough time not being happy.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.
Everyone has something to contribute to this world. It’s just a matter of being given that opportunity to do so.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
So, where’s the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
People feel repressed by their own governments; they feel unfairly treated by the outside world; they wake up in the morning, and who do they see – they see people being shot and killed: all Muslims from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Darfur.
I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Being humble matters.
Where I think people are being offensive to religion in this country – whichever religion that might be, but particularly the one I and many other Christians subscribe to – well, we will just call it out, and we will demand the same respect that people should provide to all religions.
Language… has created the word ‘loneliness‘ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude‘ to express the glory of being alone.
Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.
The best part of being with the Warriors has been the team camaraderie, the team meals, the team pranks, the bond we share.
Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.
For me, success is a state of mind. I feel like success isn’t about conquering something; it’s being happy with who you are.
You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day’s toil of any human being.
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.
Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
Being transgender, like being gay, tall, short, white, black, male, or female, is another part of the human condition that makes each individual unique, and something over which we have no control. We are who we are in the deepest recesses of our minds, hearts and identities.
Bullying is never fun, it’s a cruel and terrible thing to do to someone. If you are being bullied, it is not your fault. No one deserves to be bullied, ever.
Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What’s the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future? If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
To say that gender is performative is a little different because for something to be performative means that it produces a series of effects. We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression of being a man or being a woman.
Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.
I’ve been misunderstood when it comes to women. I’ve got a big heart and a little brain. But I love women being women; there’s something about their skin. I do love strong, independent women, but they are definitely complicated.
In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being.
We should never desire to be over others. Instead, we ought to be servants who are submissive to every human being for God’s sake.
You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.
Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
We cannot live being obsessed with what other people think about us. It’s impossible to live like that. Not even God managed to please the entire world.
I just enjoy life in a way where I like being my own person.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.
Being able to breathe underwater would be sweet.
So, being a good man is not an exam or a qualification, it changes, and it incorporates being a good friend, a good father, a good employee, a good boss, a good neighbour and a good citizen.
People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for: freedom, liberty and justice for all.
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
What do I see when I look in the mirror? One handsome man. No, I see the same person I have seen for the last 27 years: the person I believed I could be when I was a child, the person I have inspired and dreamed to be all my life, and that’s the person I have seen, from being that big to as big as the roof – the same guy.
In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The biggest problem is that Facebook and Google are these giant feedback loops that give people what they want to hear. And when you use them in a world where your biases are being constantly confirmed, you become susceptible to fake news, propaganda, demagoguery.
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
We live in a world with fake news being put out there. You don’t really know what to trust, and it’s a real danger to society.
I’m going to continue being me through the good times and the bad.
Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen. It’s tough to do that when we’re terrified about what people might see or think.
If anything, the children of Paris should be giving me even more money for having the privilege of being in the same city as my incredible quality. And so should David Beckham. Call it a Zlaritable donation.
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
There is a part of me which is aggressive and demure, the other side being bright, sexy and lively.
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Whatever you wanna be, just, at the end of the day, if you’re being a good person, which is not hard to be, and you’re putting positive energy into the world, and you’re appreciative and loving to the people around you that care about you and everybody in general, then it’ll work out.
I have learned the hard way to mind my business, without judging who people are and what they do. I am more troubled by the lack of space being provided for the truth to unfold. Humans cannot seem to wait for or honor the truth. Instead, we make it up based on who we believe people should or should not be.
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It’s when you make your best friends – I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
Part of being successful is about asking questions and listening to the answers.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
Being an only child, I didn’t have any other family but my mom and dad really, since the rest of my family lived quite far away from London.
Democracy’s a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it’s no longer democracy, is it? It’s something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, you are being watched and recorded.
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
If you don’t like me, life goes on, you know what I mean? But I hope you do like me. Because I think that in addition to being pushy, I’m nice.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.
Being taken for granted is an unpleasant but sincere form of praise. Ironically, the more reliable you are, and the less you complain, the more likely you are to be taken for granted.
I like fishing. Not actual fishing – I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different.
I try to keep it real. I don’t have time to worry about what I’m projecting to the world. I’m just busy being myself.
It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you.
I gave myself permission to feel and experience all of my emotions. In order to do that, I had to stop being afraid to feel. In order to do that, I taught myself to believe that no matter what I felt or what happened when I felt it, I would be okay.
Being yourself is very sexy, you know?
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
Getting up and having the courage to share with people, all people, and even just being asked to sing, first of all, that’s all part of how I express my identity.
Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.
I think being funny is not anyone’s first choice.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.
The world sometimes feels like an insane asylum. You can decide whether you want to be an inmate or pick up your visitor‘s badge. You can be in the world but not engage in the melodrama of it; you can become a spiritual being having a human experience thoroughly and fully.
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
There’s only one true superpower amongst human beings, and that is being funny. People treat you differently if you can make them laugh.
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Solitude is the strength of being alone. It’s where we become our best company.
It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.
I’m not trying to be different. To me, I’m just being myself.
No. I am not a royalist. Not at all. I am definitely a republican in the British sense of the word. I just don’t see the use of the monarchy though I’m fierce patriot. I’m proud proud proud of being English, but I think the monarchy symbolizes a lot of what was wrong with the country.
It’s not just about being sexy, it’s about being confident and me being confident in my sexuality.
We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have – for their usefulness.
I have respect for what other people believe. What I believe in my own life is that it’s a search for how I can do things better, whether it’s being a better man or a better father or finding ways for myself to improve.
Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.
Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.
Either you give in, or you fight. That’s all I know, being where I’m from. You fight for what you want. You go after what you want. The only thing I could do was give up or keep fighting for what I wanted in life.
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.
I mean if anyone’s comfortable being famous, they’re a psychopath.
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
You can disagree without being disagreeable.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Being a good police officer is one of the most difficult, dangerous, idealistic jobs in the world.
We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart.
I take a lot of pride in being myself. I’m comfortable with who I am.
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
Obey the principles without being bound by them.
Being a part of success is more important than being personally indispensable.
Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It’s the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, ‘This is me, and I’m interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.’
Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven‘t committed.
Being captain of Real Madrid is an honour and a big responsibility.
I’m concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
I’m a little lavish I must admit. But I’m not really concerned with money. Being rich is not my goal, being wealthy is.
Being able to feel free and comfortable in your character‘s skin is so important.
You can win more friends with your ears than with your mouth. People who feel like they’re being listened to feel accepted and appreciated. They feel like they’re being taken seriously and what they say really matters.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.
The soul is healed by being with children.
Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative, you can get beyond your pain or negativity.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
I feel very lucky to have grown up having interaction with adults who were making change but who were far from perfect beings. That feeling of not being paralyzed by your incredible inadequacy as a human being, which I feel every day, is a part of the legacy that I’ve gotten from so many of the adult elders.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
I can’t tone it down. I’m being me and being myself.
Being a full human being is difficult, frightening, and problematical.
People think because I’m a nice person I’m a weak person. But I don’t think being nice means you don’t know how to take tough decisions.
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.
I think that’s the most beautiful thing about being confident – just loving yourself, not caring what everybody else thinks. Because you could be Mother Theresa, and people are still going to try to find some imperfection.
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
To me, it’s not the end of the world if I end up not being with someone. I love romance. I love sex. I love men’s company, but I don’t feel I have to be married. Men are a wonderful part of life, like chocolate. But my life goes on whether they’re there or not.
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego‘s fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
I love being in the editing room and playing with tempo and with the rhythm of shots.
Let me tell you something – being thought of as a beautiful woman has spared me nothing in life. No heartache, no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory.
Being an emcee onstage is mostly about crowd control, about monitoring energy levels.
Jazz is about being in the moment.
I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.
I always think about the idea that God never gives you more than you can handle, and just the idea that God would be looking at me and thinking, ‘Eh, I think she can handle more.’ And the angels thinking, ‘What are you doing? You’re a lunatic.’ And God being like, ‘No, no, trust me. She can handle this.’
There’s a difference between being a comic and a comedian. A comic is a guy who says funny things, and a comedian is a guy who says things funny, and he has a style and point of view that will last much longer.
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.
Every human being has a bit of gangster in him.
Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities.
Being transgender isn’t a medical transition. It’s a process of learning to love yourself for who you are.
Beauty is a gift, just like good health or intelligence. The only thing is not to be proud of being beautiful. Because you didn’t do anything – it was given to you.
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Actually I don’t remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.
Being happy never goes out of style.
We’re Real Madrid – and being successful is part of our DNA.
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
I realised that success and pure creativity are not very compatible. The more successful you become, the more you become a product of something that generates money. Instead of being able to move forward freely and do what you really wish, you find yourself stuck and obliged to repeat yourself and your previous success.
I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.
If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Being mayor is about offering a vision for the city, putting the right people in the right place, and executing that vision.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
That’s not a villain, that’s a man whose a victim of being in love with the wrong one.
I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.
I enjoy being happy every day, and hopefully you can hear my happiness in my music. Life is beautiful.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a ‘hot button’ issue, this is definitely it. Don’t even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness.
Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.
Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
Success doesn’t motivate me as much as integrity does. Everyone loses. I enjoy the pressure of showing up every single day, being focused, putting forth my best effort, getting the best out of my teammates, and enjoying the journey.
Everyone has a right to their own opinion about me, and that’s fine. I’m just going to keep being myself and living my life. That’s all I can do.
Being real is what keeps me humble. It doesn’t matter how much money I make or how much I accomplish. What’s critical is staying real to myself and keeping my feet on the ground. That’s what helps keep me going.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
New Orleans is like a big musical gumbo. The sound I have is from being in the city my whole life.
Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well.
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
As a human being, anger is a part of our mind. Irritation also part of our mind. But you can do – anger come, go. Never keep in your sort of – your inner world, then create a lot of suspicion, a lot of distrust, a lot of negative things, more worry.
Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do.
I’m not playing a role. I’m being myself, whatever the hell that is.
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You’re in a conversation and everybody’s agreeing with what you’re saying – even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don’t want to hear.
Many people dream about being an entrepreneur, starting their own business, working for themselves, and living the good life. Very few, however, will actually take the plunge and put everything they’ve got into being their own boss.
Your attitude will go a long way in determining your success, your recognition, your reputation and your enjoyment in being a lawyer.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
The truth is that we don’t need everyone to like us; we need a few people to love us. Because what’s better than being roundly liked is being fully known – an impossibility both professionally and personally if you’re so busy being likable that you forget to be yourself.
When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
You see, you are a spirit, you have a soul, and you live in a body. You have emotions, you have thoughts, you have a will, and you have a conscience. You are a complex being! And Jesus came to heal every single part of you. There’s not one part that He doesn’t want to make completely whole.
To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.
Being a fish out of water is tough, but that’s how you evolve.
Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people; greatness is being accepted by the people.
My objective is to fulfil the dream of Bangabandhu through building a hunger- and poverty-free Golden Bangladesh being imbued with the spirit of the War of Liberation.
Be original; don’t be scared of being bold!
We name time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually is, every being comes and goes at the right time and remains for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time.
Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it’s integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards.
I am happy being what I am.
What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
Being the first to cross the finish line makes you a winner in only one phase of life. It’s what you do after you cross the line that really counts.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Being happy outside the pool means fast swimming in the pool.
War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Who, being loved, is poor?
I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me.
If you’re going to preach dedication, work ethic, teamwork, unselfishness, and being part of a team to accomplish a common goal, you have to live it – you can’t just talk about it.
I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.
At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Hiding, secrets, and not being able to be yourself is one of the worst things ever for a person. It gives you low self-esteem. You never get to reach that peak in your life. You should always be able to be yourself and be proud of yourself.
If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.
Love is being stupid together.
Acting is not about being famous, it’s about exploring the human soul.
I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy.
For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
I think Clinton, after getting into office and into Washington, was shocked at being bludgeoned. So he spent time trying to be all things to all people – one way guaranteed not to be successful or respected in a lion‘s den. You can’t just play around with all those big cats – you’ve got to take somebody on.
I pray to God every day that he makes me the biggest superstar, but before that, I ask God to make me a good actor. Being a star is hard, but being an actor is even harder. I want to be both before I am done.
We need someone who will stand up and speak up and speak out for the people who need help, for people who are being discriminated against. And it doesn’t matter whether they are black or white, Latino, Asian or Native American, whether they are straight or gay, Muslim, Christian, or Jews.
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
I think being nice is more important than being clever.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Hip-hop is not about crime. Hip-hop is not about being a gangster.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.
Nobody’s all good or bad, and nobody’s all light or dark. Every human being has so many different aspects and facets to them. And there can be something noble and something really dark and dangerous going on in a person all at the same time.
Sexiness is all about your personality, being genuine and confident, and being a good person.
For me, life is about experience and being a good person.
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
Become a good all-around human being.
Don’t worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
As long as you’re not hurting anybody else, as long as you’re being kind to people and you’re doing what you love, only good things can come of it.
Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.
Who is richer? The man who is seen, but cannot see? Or the man who is not being seen, but can see?
There are good reasons for being in jail – for protesting.
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
A fit body gives you confidence. And there’s nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you’ll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.
What brings you closer to God is being in service to others. I think any religion or spiritual way of life will indicate that service to others will lead to a connection with a higher power.
I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
I really miss being able to blend in with people.
Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.
Man – a being in search of meaning.
I didn’t see it then, but it turned out that getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.
It’s an absolute honor to be taking part in the pageant for the Diamond Jubilee. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and will be a moment in history that will always be remembered. I’m really looking forward to being out on the river with friends and family. To mark this historic moment will be extremely special.
Everything I do, I do it being myself.
I do not try to play a role. I feel good being myself and saying what I think.
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
I don’t have any particular recipe. It is the reason why doing research is challenging as well as attractive. It is like being lost in a jungle and trying to use all the knowledge that you can gather to come up with some new tricks, and with some luck, you might find a way out.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
Focus on being balanced – success is balance.
To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.
I love being photographed, I love the ramp.
Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.
I like joy; I want to be joyous; I want to have fun on the set; I want to wear beautiful clothes and look pretty. I want to smile, and I want to make people laugh. And that’s all I want. I like it. I like being happy. I want to make others happy.
But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.
You have to learn to get comfortable being uncomfortable. You have to be willing to get out of your comfort zone and push your limits.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Being myself is what got me to where I am.
I always had a fantasy of being a chef, because I like kitchen life.
No matter what your age is, you only have now. So it’s always about living in the moment and being in the moment… I refuse to let those numbers define me, and I just try to face each day positively.
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous – everyone hasn’t met me yet.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The greatest tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own.
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
I guess I don’t so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old.
A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.
I like being the underdog so they don’t expect what’s going to happen. It pushes me to work harder and do the things I’m not doing better.
All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Disrespect is tired. Shade is old. Sipping ‘tea’ isn’t cute. But loving, supporting, giving, being grateful and perpetuating light, is.
Being quiet is comfortable. Keeping things the way they’ve been is comfortable. And all comfort has done is maintain the status quo.
I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.
When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence.