„God wants you to get where God wants you to go more than you want to get where God wants you to go.“
— Mark Batterson American pastor and writer 1969
Источник: In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day: How to Survive and Thrive When Opportunity Roars
„You don't throw your life away
You get to know
who's watching you
in your body“
— John Frusciante American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer 1970
Lyrics, To Record Only Water for Ten Days (2000)
„You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.“
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
— Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991
„Whatever you want in your life, other people are going to want too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.“
— Diane Sawyer American journalist 1945
Attributed to Diane Sawyer in: R.J. Ackerman (1995) Before It's Too Late. p. 95
„People who get implants, it's so depressing, you know… People— I don't know. The route of that, you know, maybe they want more love or attention, or what it is, but they always go for the most obvious place, you know? Here… Well if you really want more attention, why not get them in your eyes? And then move you eyes down to where you nipples used to be, put you breasts up on your head, EVERYBODY will pay attention!“
— Dylan Moran Irish actor and comedian 1971
— Lewis Carroll English writer, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer 1832 - 1898
„It’s vital that you accept yourself and learn to be happy with who God made you to be. If you want to truly enjoy your life, you must be at peace with yourself.“
— Joel Osteen American televangelist and author 1963
Источник: Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential
— Lewis Carroll, книга Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Источник: Alice in Wonderland
— Charles Bukowski, книга Notes of a Dirty Old Man
Notes of a Dirty Old Man (1969)
„Immodest creature, you do not want a woman who will accept your faults, you want the one who pretends you are faultless – one who will caress the hand that strikes her and kiss the lips that lie to her.“
— George Sand French novelist and memoirist; pseudonym of Lucile Aurore Dupin 1804 - 1876
Mais, fat impudent, tu ne veux pas qu'on te pardonne, tu veux qu'on croie ou qu'on prétende n'avoir rien à te pardonner. Tu veux qu'on baise la main qui frappe et la bouche qui ment.
Источник: Letter (17 June 1837) in The Intimate Journal of George Sand (1929) translated and edited by Marie Jenney Howe; also quoted in The Quotable Woman, 1800-1975 (1978) by Elaine Partnow
— Isaac Asimov, книга I, Robot
Источник: I, Robot
„You enter the forest
at the darkest point,
where there is no path.
Where there is a way or path,
it is someone else's path.
You are not on your own path.
If you follow someone else's way,
you are not going to realize
— Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987
Источник: The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life & Work
— Forrest Carter, книга The Education of Little Tree
Источник: The Education of Little Tree
„Nothing is so self-sabotaging as having your actions not reflect your goals. Your life is always just waiting for permission to go where you want it to go … to be shaped how you want it to be shaped.“
— Steve Maraboli 1975
Источник: Life, the Truth, and Being Free (2010), p. 38
— Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015
When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It!: Inspiration and Wisdom from One of Baseball's Greatest Heroes, Hyperion, 2002, ISBN 0786867752, p. 53
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All, Simon and Schuster, 2003, ISBN 0743244532, p. 39
Вариант: You've got to be careful if you don't know where you're going because you might not get there.
Вариант: If you don't know where you're going, you'll wind up somewhere else.
Вариант: You got to be careful if you do not know where you are going, because you might not get there.
„We are missing stories of women who are literally keeping life going in the midst of wars. Do you know -- do you know that people fall in love in war and go to school and go to factories and hospitals and get divorced and go dancing and go playing and live life going? And the ones who are keeping that life are women.“
— Zainab Salbi Iraqi American author, women's rights activist 1969
Speech at TEDGlobal 2010
„You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.“
— Mary Oliver American writer 1935 - 2019
Источник: Wild Geese