The gods give no gifts without hooks embedded.
When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.
Poets speak of hope in ladies smiles, but give me a smirk any day, I say.
I wanted to give you a victory. But by their essential nature triumphs can’t be given.
You try to give away what you want yourself.
Bleeding ulcers run in my family, we give them to each other.
People give themselves to you, in their talking, and in other ways, if you are quiet and patient and let them, and not in such a damned rush to give yourself to them you go bat-blind and deaf.
On human levels of consciousness one may emphasize getting and having as the prime goals, in spiritual consciousness he seeks the way of giving and being.
A committed giver is an incurably happy person, a secure person, a satisfied person, and a prosperous person.
Come back to the heartbeat, the pulse, the rhythm we all walk to, regardless of nation or color. Come back to the breath – inhale, take the world deep into your lungs; exhale, give yourself back fully. This is what the body says: release the peace that lives within your skin.
Now I am here – now read me – give me a name.
So I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them: Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.
Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.
Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life.
Give me hunger, pain and want, Shut me out with shame and failure From your doors of gold and fame, Give me your shabbiest, weariest hunger! But leave me a little love.
My relationship with God is what gives me a moral compass on what decisions to make and that stuff. I’m thankful that I have the people around me that I do, and they remind me each day of who I am and what I stand for.
A great body is a gift you give yourself
What you put into it is what you’re going to get out of it. If you’re getting the chance to step into the octagon, you better be going full speed and give it everything you’ve got.
Just try to give as much as you can through your daily life to yourself and the people around you.
You will surely smile with me when I say, ‘Thank God one can still recognise self-pity as such and not give it any greater dignity than just that.
The doc told me I had a dual personality. Then he lays an 82 dollar bill on me, so I give him 41 bucks and say, ‘Get the other 41 bucks from the other guy.’
Don’t give me paper – I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that’s for life.
I feel like if I’m going to give you a book about my dad, then I really want to give you my dad, because he is interesting and he is funny and if you’re buying a book about him, I don’t want you to have to sit through stuff that’s not him.
When you give an artist a canvas, you shouldn’t tell him exactly how much paint to put on it, or exactly how sharp the images should be. You should let the artist get going.
One nourishes one’s created characters with one’s own substance: it’s rather like the process of gestation. To give the character life, or to give him back life, it is of course necessary to fortify him by contributing something of one’s own humanity, but it doesn’t follow from that that the character is I, the writer, or that I am the character. The two entities remain distinct.
The purpose of work is to give people a chance to utilize and develop their faculties; to enable them to overcome their ego-centeredness by joining others in a common task; and to bring for the goods and services needed for a becoming existence.
The way in which we experience and interpret the world obviously depends very much indeed on the kind of ideas that fill our minds. If they are mainly small, weak, superficial, and incoherent, life will appear insipid , uninteresting, petty and chaotic.
The best aid to give is intellectual aid, a gift of useful knowledge. A gift of knowledge is infinitely preferable to a gift of material things.
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning!
How many records you sell really does not matter. It’s whatever you give.
Violence can behave like a disease. That insight gives a different frame of reference that is designed to take the judgment out of it, to take the good-versus-bad-people view out of it.
I’m not someone who gives prescriptives at the end of my films.
My parents were lovely. They’ve always been supportive. When you love your child, you don’t know what to do with someone who wants to do what no one else does successfully. If I had someone younger I loved, I’d be worried for them too if I didn’t have guidance to give them.
No matter how many people give me advice, I am going to do what my heart tells me to do