In this post, you will find great About Quotes from famous people, such as Henry Ford, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marilu Henner, George Orwell, Tara Westover. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.
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.
An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.
You’re not looking for perfection in your partner. Perfection is all about the ego. With soulmate love, you know that true love is what happens when disappointment sets in – and you’re willing to deal maturely with these disappointments.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that’s present.
We spend so much time sublimatin’, thinkin’ about, ‘What am I going to have for lunch, dinner?’
The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.
The most obvious things are often right there, but you don’t think about them because you’ve narrowed your vision.
I eat about two meals a day vegan, is my rule of thumb. When I’m traveling, all bets are off, but I don’t cook meat in the house. I rarely cook eggs. I never use milk. But when I go out to eat for a special treat, I’ll have some meat. But I know, personally, that’s the best I’m ever going to do in my life.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.
If you are confident about yourself and wear what you love, you will exude a style of your own.
People love stories about the mafia: ‘The Godfather,’ ‘American Gangster.’
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
We need to start identifying the triggers that aggravate mental health issues in our society – bullying, social media negativity and anxiety, gender based violence, substance abuse, stigma around issues such as maternal issues, etc., and we need to speak up about these more and get to the source of the problems.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.
I don’t know anything about life, but everything about cinema.
One of the most important things about looking youthful is to have a modern haircut.
It’s all about the experience and having a good time and connecting with the fans.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.
For a long time I tried to manage an honesty and openness about my personal life because I’m human and I’m normal – well, semi-normal.
There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
I gave up my struggle with perfection a long time ago. That is a concept I don’t find very interesting anymore. Everyone just wants to look good in the photographs. I think that is where some of the pressure comes from. Be happy. Be yourself, the day is about a lot more.
Life is about perspective and how you look at something… ultimately, you have to zoom out.
When I was a sophomore at USC, I was a socialist, pretty much to the left. But not when I left the university. I quickly got wise. I’d read about what had happened to Russia in 1917 when the Communists took over.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
The best thing about YouTube is that anyone can do it, and that’s exactly what I did.
What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.
Happiness is a state of mind, you know. I don’t think you are permanently happy. One is happy about certain things and not so happy about others.
Money is just a consequence. I always say to my team, ‘Don’t worry too much about profitability. If you do your job well, the profitability will come.’
Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
How a hat makes you feel is what a hat is all about.
Fashion is about dreaming and making other people dream.
I think we all have different personalities… and even in relationships, we can be called psycho, and we can be called sweet, based on what the person feels about you.
It’s not even about looking good; it’s about feeling good inside. Celebrity Sweat makes everyone aware of that but in a fun way with their favorite athletes.
I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds.
What colonialism does is cause an identity crisis about one’s own culture.
We’re just enthusiastic about what we do.
Vision 2030 is about a lot of big opportunities, so Aramco is one of them, Neom another opportunity.
For me, honestly, it’s not about individual accomplishments, individual award. It’s about what I’ve got to do and how I can contribute to the team.
Eskimo: ‘If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?’ Priest: ‘No, not if you did not know.’ Eskimo: ‘Then why did you tell me?’
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Some people say I’ve got a five-octave range, which is ridiculous. That would mean I’d sing like Mariah Carey or that alien in ‘The Fifth Element.’ And I’m nothing like that blue alien. I’ve got a range of about 3 1/2 octaves.
Thrift shopping is all about going into the thrift shop and having no expectation of what you might find.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
Successful negotiation is not about getting to ‘yes’; it’s about mastering ‘no’ and understanding what the path to an agreement is.
It’s definitely a privilege to be able to do what you love to do; it’s not something that everyone gets to do, so I feel really good about that.
Everybody is interested in success, but nobody cares about the process behind it.
You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.
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 was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn’t save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I’m not naive, and I don’t romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up, I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago, and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.’
Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.
Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.
When I’m lying in my bed I think about life and I think about death and neither one particularly appeals to me.
If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.
I believe that you are only in control of so much. So whatever you are not in control of you can’t worry about.
In the jungle, you learn about the other beauties in life. In everyday life, it’s all about looking perfect, but in there, there’s none of that.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be.
Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.
Spirituality is not a formula; it is not a test. It is a relationship. Spirituality is not about competency; it is about intimacy. Spirituality is not about perfection; it is about connection. The way of the spiritual life begins where we are now in the mess of our lives.
Cinema is not only about making people dream. It’s about changing things and making people think.
I don’t care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That’s truly about the game, and in some ways that’s about life too.
The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing, to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
Many people feel so pressured by the expectations of others that it causes them to be frustrated, miserable and confused about what they should do. But there is a way to live a simple, joy-filled, peaceful life, and the key is learning how to be led by the Holy Spirit, not the traditions or expectations of man.
Leadership is about vision and responsibility, not power.
When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.
I think the biggest misconception about me is people really don’t know who I really am. They see the party side of me, they see the crazy side of me. But I also have a laid-back side. You know, I’m chill, down to earth. If you want to grab a cup of coffee and just talk about life, I can do that.
Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it about what you put into it.
Elon Musk is worried about AI apocalypse, but I am worried about people losing their jobs. The society will have to adapt to a situation where people learn throughout their lives depending on the skills needed in the marketplace.
Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.
If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.
The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
We are a society that has been structured from top to bottom by race. You don’t get beyond that by deciding not to talk about it anymore. It will always come back; it will always reassert itself over and over again.
Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.
The middle of ‘America’s Women’ is about the Civil War, and how women, black and white, confronted slavery and abolition. As in every other period of crisis, the rules of sexual decorum were suspended due to emergency.
Never make predictions, especially about the future.
Success is all about persistence and doing the right thing for the long term.
The right moral compass is trying hard to think about what customers want.
Even though I write about the human race, the further away from them, the better I feel. Two miles is great; two thousand miles is beautiful.
Leadership – leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.
Jazz is about being in the moment.
It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.
Cars and cameras are the two things I let myself be materialistic about. I don’t care about other stuff.
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they’re all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall.
Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
It’s not just about winning or losing, but to learn about teamwork, learn about sportsmanship, learn about discipline. The value of working together for a common goal. Have the emphasis on fundamentals, not just games.
I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
I started out really young, when I was four, five, six, writing poems, before I could play an instrument. I was writing about things when I was eight or 10 years old that I hadn’t lived long enough to experience. That’s why I also believe in reincarnation, that we were put here with ideas to pass around.
That’s the only thing I don’t like – people always got something to say about my life. I don’t know nothing about their life. People just judge you when they don’t even know you.
Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn’t they’d be married too.
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.
Don’t talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
The truth doesn’t change. It was the same when Moses got the Ten Commandments as it is today. That’s the thing about the truth. That’s the thing about real. It doesn’t change and it doesn’t have to change. Now you can put it in a different book, but it’s still real. It’s still the truth.
Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.
I’m a workaholic. I never stop. I’m always thinking about the next play, what’s the next move, what could we do to be better than we are now. And I’m not gonna be satisfied until I’ve achieved my maximum potential.
Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.
As individuals, people are inherently good. I have a somewhat more pessimistic view of people in groups. And I remain extremely concerned when I see what’s happening in our country, which is in many ways the luckiest place in the world. We don’t seem to be excited about making our country a better place for our kids.
When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums.
You can’t know what you don’t know. You can’t know about things you have yet to discover.
The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s life!
I think the iPhone is the best consumer product ever. That’s what I feel about it. And it’s become so integrated and integral to our lives, you wouldn’t think about leaving home without it.
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
Postmodernism was a reaction to modernism. Where modernism was about objectivity, postmodernism was about subjectivity. Where modernism sought a singular truth, postmodernism sought the multiplicity of truths.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.
They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It’s about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.
You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.
College isn’t in everyone’s hearts. I am living proof, though, that school doesn’t mess up your plans. It gives you more experiences to write about.
Acting is not about being famous, it’s about exploring the human soul.
As long as you know yourself and you got good people around you and you passionate about what you do, that’s all that matters because at the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.
Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you.
I give all my life to football; I only think about football. This is what is on my mind all the time.
I just stay in my own lane and not worry about what anyone else is doing and settling my own pace.
The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.
I prefer to be alive, so I’m cautious about taking risks.
People don’t care about what someone says about you in a movie – or even what you say, right? They care about what you build. And if you can make something that makes people’s life better, then that’s something that’s really good.
Growing up, I knew I was different. But I didn’t know what it meant to be Aboriginal. I just knew that I had a really big, extended family. I was taught nothing about who we were or where we came from.
Why should I care about posterity? What’s posterity ever done for me?
Life is about how much you can take and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward.
I want to remind the new generation about the power of old school romance.
Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.
With each film, you are still trying to get the length and measure right. And failure is all about others’ perception of you. When you have one success, they think you know it all. But if you fail, they think they know it all.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places.
For the most part, Islam is about peace. It’s dealing with submission to the most high. Mohammed is a prophet, a messenger. But at the same time, we’ll fight in the name of Allah. We’re not going to let you disrespect our prophet.
Yes, money is important. But it’s all about the creative process.
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.’
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.
Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge.
There’s something about a humid, dusky evening that’s kind of sexy.
You go through life wondering what is it all about but at the end of the day it’s all about family.
That old law about ‘an eye for an eye’ leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end.
Beast Mode On is a state of mind. Beast Mode is about applying yourself and defying the limitations people put on you.
I’m responsible for what I say, but I’m not responsible about how people interpret my situation.
What I remember most about high school are the memories I created with my friends.
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Succeeding in business is not just about making money.
You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.
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.
Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
I’ve got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.
When you want something so badly, you just do it. You don’t think about how hard it’s going to be.
When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.
Nothing in life is quite as important as you think it is while you’re thinking about it.
Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called ‘bad’ for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they’re detrimental to our health.
A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
Make a difference about something other than yourselves.
Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.
No matter what you achieve, what you want to aspire to be, or how famous and powerful you become, the most important thing is whether you are excited about each and every moment of your life because of your work and people around you.
We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.
When we talk about ‘smart transportation,’ it is more than moving cargo from A to B. Digitization within transport and logistics means seamless service to our customers, visibility in the supply chain, and driving a more efficient business.
People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don’t think about it, I just have it.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.
I don’t care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.
I am very excited about the prospect of using cryptocurrency, not just as a money equivalent, but using it as a way to earn something as a result of doing some type of work.
I understood that with the swipe of my pen as a prosecutor, I would have the decision in my pen to make a decision about someone’s life.
You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.
I do not love to be printed on every occasion, much less to be dunned and teased by foreigners about mathematical things or to be thought by our own people to be trifling away my time about them when I should be about the king’s business.
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.
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
What we call the ‘world’ and the ‘universe’ is only one frequency range in an infinite number sharing the same space. The interdimensional entities I write about are able to move between these frequencies or dimensions and manipulate our lives.
Each of you possesses the most powerful, dangerous and subversive trait that natural selection has ever devised. It’s a piece of neural audio technology for rewiring other people’s minds. I’m talking about your language.
Every mistake you make allows you to be honest because what’s in the dark will come to light, so it’s better to be truthful about it.
No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.
To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying ‘This is who I am’.
When you’re challenged to the extreme, you learn so much about yourself. And when you’re willing to give that ultimate sacrifice, when you’re willing to tackle a job or a task or a mission head-on and give 100%, you can achieve amazing things because you’re almost fearless.
I don’t react to a tragic happening any more. I took so many bad things as a kid and some people think I don’t care about anything. It’s just too hard for me to get emotional. I can’t cry no more.
I found the experience of falling in love or being in love was a death: a death of everything. You kind of watch yourself die in a wonderful way, and you experience for the briefest moment – if you see yourself for a moment through their eyes – everything you believed about yourself gone. In a death-and-rebirth sense.
You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision. Visions don’t change, they are only refined. Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed. Be stubborn about the vision, but flexible with your plan.
Fluency is the developmental process that connects decoding with everything we know about words to make the meaning of the text come to life. Fluency is a wonderful bridge to comprehension and to a life-long love of reading.
I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.
When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward – or go back. He who now talks about the ‘freedom of the press’ goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
What do I care about law? Ain’t I got the power?
In math, you could get 100 percent. It was very fair. That’s what I liked about math. You could figure it out, and the teacher couldn’t have a stupid opinion about it.
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.
Every kid goes through puberty, wondering what to do about girls and struggling with homework, and every adult has been through that.
One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
Once you really know yourself, can’t nobody tell you nothing about you.
The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.
Time plays a role in almost every decision. And some decisions define your attitude about time.
Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don’t put it on a platform. I don’t campaign about it. It’s just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being – my wife, Sheryl – which I was never able to do before.
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.
It’s really not about what you have. It’s about how you’re able to enjoy life in general.
People know if you care about them. How do you show people that you care? By caring for them. By putting their needs first. By sacrificing for them. By serving them. Do that, and you’ll build a great team.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
Lying is a cooperative act. Think about it. A lie has no power whatsoever by its mere utterance. Its power emerges when someone else agrees to believe the lie.
I have taken lot of risks in life, and I believe that life is about taking risks.
Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets.
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.
The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.
Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. Then take the initiative – don’t wait for someone else to ask you to act.
If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Evolution is all about looking forward.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
If you worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on.
If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.
Life’s short. Anything could happen, and it usually does, so there is no point in sitting around thinking about all the ifs, ands and buts.
Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely‘ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
For myself, personally, I am never really aware of timing or anything because I am passionate about what I do, so I have found that if you really love what you do, then time flies.
The more you embrace the weird crazy things about you, the more you find your tribe.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love – first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Life is busy. There are daily concerns and obligations that have to be met, and to take time to think about how precious and special a human life is that you only get one, and that every wasted minute is lost. You can’t get it back.
America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.
You hear a lot about God these days: God, the beneficent; God, the all-great; God, the Almighty; God, the most powerful; God, the giver of life; God, the creator of death. I mean, we’re hearing about God all the time, so we better learn how to deal with it. But if we know anything about God, God is arbitrary.
Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
Leadership is not about the next election, it’s about the next generation.
If we are all in agreement on the decision – then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
I’m excited about what the future will bring and I think the best is yet to come.
There are an endless number of things to discover about robotics. A lot of it is just too fantastic for people to believe.
Life is too short and too sweet to complain about the silly things.
You have to stay true to your heritage; that’s what your brand is about.
It’s about respect and the morals and the value of life. And treat people how you want to be treated. That’s the biggest thing I was brought up on from my parents.
Football is now all about money. There are problems with the values within the game. This is sad because football is the most beautiful game. We can play it in the street. We can play it everywhere.
Listen to your mom and dad! They are almost always right, especially about boys.
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to. We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination.
What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
Being sexy is all about attitude, not body type. It’s a state of mind.
Everyone makes mistakes; it’s about the way you respond to it that’s really important.
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.
Success is not about how much money we have in the bank, but it’s about how many peoples’ lives we have impacted through it. Success is experienced when we do things which are never done before.
A person who sees a problem is a human being; a person who finds a solution is visionary; and the person who goes out and does something about it is an entrepreneur.
It’s not all about talent. It’s about dependability, consistency, and being able to improve. If you work hard and you’re coachable, and you understand what you need to do, you can improve.
The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
When you love someone and care about them, you want what’s best for them, and it’s always the hardest thing to realize maybe you aren’t what’s best for them, how hard you try.
Any religion that professes to be concerned about the souls of men and is not concerned about the slums that damn them, the economic conditions that strangle them and the social conditions that cripple them is a spiritually moribund religion awaiting burial.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.
Identity in America is complicated but it’s also simple: it’s about whom you identify with and who identifies with you.
Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity.
Whatever dream you have, be sure that it is going to be happen, and then forget about it. Then you have to come back to the present and be there 100 percent.
On the course, I sometimes eat a little sandwich or a slow-release energy bar – one on the front nine and one on the back nine. You’re out there five hours, so you have to keep eating. You’re going to burn at least 1,000 calories. I’ll try to take in about 400-600 calories during a round and drink water.
The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
Climate change knows no borders. It will not stop before the Pacific islands and the whole of the international community here has to shoulder a responsibility to bring about a sustainable development.
People with high blood pressure, diabetes – those are conditions brought about by life style. If you change the life style, those conditions will leave.
Being a teen can be tough. Just try to surround yourself with really good friends that really have your back, and also be a really good friend to those who really care about you. If you’re not sure about certain things, talk to your friends that you trust and your family.
Even if I’m talking about something that’s negative, I look at it as putting my mistakes out there for people to learn from it.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.
I don’t give a damn what people say about me. I like me the way I am, and who cares what other people say?
I don’t think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can’t spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.
If you are the greatest, why would you go around talking about it?
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
We are the United States of Amnesia, which is encouraged by a media that has no desire to tell us the truth about anything, serving their corporate masters who have other plans to dominate us.
Public service is about serving all the people, including the ones who are not like you.
I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It’s a way of life for me.
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
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.
All fashion brands are about looking good. Being Human is also about doing good. And you can do good by the simple act of slipping into a t-shirt or a pair of jeans.
American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.
There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about.
Live your life to its fullest potential and don’t really care too much about what other people think of you.
I’ve never met an animal I didn’t like, and I can’t say the same thing about people.
If you’re white and you’re wrong, then you’re wrong; if you’re black and you’re wrong, you’re wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.
You hear about quality time a lot but I really think that quantity time with a person is really what strengthens a relationship. That’s when you really get to know somebody. You get to know their strengths and their weaknesses and that brings you closer. That’s what ‘Time Is Love’ is all about.
Every viewer is going to get a different thing. That’s the thing about painting, photography, cinema.
The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
On a motorcycle, you can’t really think about more than where you are. There’s a freedom that comes with that – from stress, worry, sweating the small stuff.
I’m a very private person. I like staying home and doing my stuff. I hate people invading on my privacy. I hate talking about my private life.
The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.
You may not be able to change a situation, but with humor you can change your attitude about it.
I never worry about being driven to drink; I just worry about being driven home.
You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.
I think being stylish is about being you.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.
If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.
When you get to that level, it’s not a matter of talent anymore – because all the players are so talented – it’s about preparation, about playing smart and making good decisions.
No matter where I’m at in life, whether I’m in the music industry, rich, poor, everybody need love in their life. Gangsta or not, everybody need love in their life. You can’t act too hard about that.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time. Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.
It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new beginning. I can’t change what happened, so the focus needs to go toward healing and coming back stronger than before.
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.
If you want special results, you have to feel special things and do special things together. You can speak about spirit, or you can live it.
Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.
It’s important to surround yourself with good people, interesting people, young people, young ideas. Go places, learn new stuff. Look at the world with wonder – don’t be tired about it.
Everything for me is either a learn or a win. I just keep moving forward, and that’s about it, honestly.
I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.
Life isn’t always really glamorous and fabulous. It’s about encouraging people to go back to natural beauty.
My grades put me in about 5,000th place in all of South Korea. If I kept going down that path, I would’ve become a successful man with a regular job. However, I was positive I’d be number one in the country as a rapper. So I asked my mother whether she wanted to have a son who was a first-place rapper, or a 5,000th-place student.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Far and away, the greatest threat to the ocean, and thus to ourselves, is ignorance. But we can do something about that.
We all have to start somewhere, and doing something is better than nothing at all. Start small so you don’t get discouraged and give up. Remember it is all about consistency.
I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.
Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed.
We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food.
I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
In life, it is important to not be afraid to put yourself out there, win or lose. It is all about the spirit of challenging yourself to be open to realizing your highest potential.
I have no words to express and completely speechless to talk about him. I am a big fan of Vidyut.
I’m living with every step. I can’t live with regret. The past is the past. I’m not worried about it. I can’t change it. I can’t fix it. It is what it is. I’m just living.
Every time I start to get worked up over something, I just think to myself, ‘Is this really going to matter in my life tomorrow, in an hour, in a year?’ You just can’t get stressed about the little things ’cause it’s just not worth it at the end of the day.
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all – the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.
Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first.
Men want a battle to fight, an adventure to live, and a beauty to rescue. That is what is written in their hearts. That is what little boys play at. That is what men’s movies are about. You just see it. It is undeniable.
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!
The more important a call to action is to our soul’s evolution, the more Resistance we will feel about answering it. But to yield to Resistance deforms our spirit. It stunts us and makes us less than we are and were born to be.
Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way.
I’m not perfect. And who knows how many times I’ve fallen short. We all fall short. That’s the amazing thing about the grace of God.
I don’t spend my time pontificating about high-concept things; I spend my time solving engineering and manufacturing problems.
The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
I believe your home tells a story about who you are and who you aspire to be. We represent ourselves through the things we own. I don’t believe in trends. I believe in collecting things that you connect with. We should surround ourselves with things we care about, that have meaning.
As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I’ve got left?
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
I think an eyebrow can change the way you feel. It changes everything about your confidence.
Doing well is the result of doing good. That’s what capitalism is all about.
Part of being successful is about asking questions and listening to the answers.
Life is a journey and it’s about growing and changing and coming to terms with who and what you are and loving who and what you are.
We live on this speck called Earth – think about what you might do, today or tomorrow – and make the most of it.
Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.
No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
I don’t know about everyone else, but I really loved lunch and recess because it was an opportunity to get carried away with your imagination.
The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
I think the worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing.
Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.
The American Dream is a term that is often used but also often misunderstood. It isn’t really about becoming rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that.
For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.
Marriage is not about age; it’s about finding the right person.
Great moments of entertainment, great football, unforgettable evenings. I think that’s what it’s all about: experience, emotions, and the special touch that the Champions League brings on and off the field.
I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith.
Don’t disrespect me, lie about it, and then come smile in my face and act like nothing’s wrong.
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It’s about doing more good.
Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about.
I am about as detailed as a shadow.
God’s plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple – one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we’re busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone’s eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you’ll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.
The cars we drive say a lot about us.
All we have is today. Just live it. We don’t know about tomorrow. So, enjoy the day. Love yourself, and spread love around.
For me, whether we win or lose, every match is giving me a lot of information about how to improve.
I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car’s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.
At the end of the day, life is about being happy being who you are, and I feel like we are so blessed to have the support system and the best family to really just support each other no matter what we’re going through.
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.
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.
We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
There is nothing as sweet as a comeback, when you are down and out, about to lose, and out of time.
There’s something about taking a plow and breaking new ground. It gives you energy.
Nobody is bothered about an institution more than its alumni.
People can say what they want about me. But I’ve got a big heart and will keep going.
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that’s not what America’s about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don’t contract them.
I think electricity will create a new world. I feel like the world will change a lot with electricity, and I wonder how it will change, it’s scary, and it’s going to be fun. I think there are so many things to think about when it comes to electric cars.
Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.
I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better. I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.
About morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
We’ve got to map all of our ancient history before it’s gone because, let’s face it, if we don’t have a common heritage to share, something to get excited about, then what are we living for?
That’s the good thing about being president, I can do whatever I want.
At the end of the day, it’s all about money.
I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.
There is no refutation of Darwinian evolution in existence. If a refutation ever were to come about, it would come from a scientist, and not an idiot.
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.
The hardest thing about winning is to continue to win, and I think human instinct says ‘OK, I’ve done this before. I got it, let’s just keep doing what we’re doing.’