We’ve collected the best Being Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Lady Gaga, Herodotus, Sigmund Freud, Luke Roberts, Cecil Rhodes. Use them as an inspiration.
It is really interesting to change your hair color after being blond your entire life.
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.
Everybody can relate to being real or true. Somehow, someway, you want to be real and true.
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
Nature doesn’t need people – people need nature; nature would survive the extinction of the human being and go on just fine, but human culture, human beings, cannot survive without nature.
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.
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.
If you just focus on getting better, and not being the best, you have such a good time.
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.
We must listen to the concerns of our people without dismissing them. When people see something wrong, there is something wrong. When our people see corruption, it means there is corruption. When our people see that their resources are being stolen by certain people, it means this is happening, and we should listen.
One of the downsides of being famous is that folks pay far more attention to you than they should. American celebrities are constantly under surveillance, and every word they say is subject to scrutiny. So, be careful what you wish for if you desire fame. No human being should be a goldfish.
Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.
Become a good all-around human being.
Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous – everyone hasn’t met me yet.
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.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
All the riches in the world do not come close to the happiness of having children and being a mother.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
I can’t tone it down. I’m being me and being myself.
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 have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
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.
One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex.
I just miss – I miss being anonymous.
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.
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.
I am happy being what I am.
It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
Being humble matters.
I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
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.
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.
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 tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own.
There’s only one true superpower amongst human beings, and that is being funny. People treat you differently if you can make them laugh.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
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.
To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found.
I exist in agreement with all the weird chaos, destruction, and agony that is undoubtedly part of the texture of being alive.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
The Indians on board said that thence to Cuba was a voyage in their canoes of a day and a half; these being small dug-outs without a sail. Such are their canoes. I departed thence for Cuba, for by the signs the Indians made of its greatness, and of its gold and pearls, I thought that it must be Cipango.
For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.
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.
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.
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.
The great lesson my mother and father gave me was almost invisible. It was a strong sense of being rooted.
I’m up for challenges. I’m up for being outside the box, making tough decisions and challenges… And I’m a little bit of an adrenaline junkie.
I do believe in God. But you won’t find me visiting temples every now and then. I believe in self-realization. Peace of mind matters a lot to me. What’s the point in doing something just for the sake of it? I’d rather do something I like doing as long as I’m being true to myself.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
The thing is, we live in a contemporary world, and being able to make yourself the best person you can possible be can be difficult. But as long as you’re trying to figure it out, and you’re really looking in the right direction, everything’s going to be all right.
I love that feeling of being in love, the effect of having butterflies when you wake up in the morning. That is special.
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.
Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.
New Orleans is like a big musical gumbo. The sound I have is from being in the city my whole life.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It’s possible to love a human being if you don’t know them too well.
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.’
Being mayor is about offering a vision for the city, putting the right people in the right place, and executing that vision.
I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale, perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.
We’re Real Madrid – and being successful is part of our DNA.
I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up.
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.
I certainly know that I would not be able to survive if it were not for the fact that I am being upheld by the prayers of so many people.
Being uncool is being pretty much the coolest you can be.
We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
Humility, I have learned, must never be confused with meekness. Humility is being open to the ideas of others.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
It is impossible to reason without arriving at a Supreme Being.
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.
Because you know what happens when you say ‘hello‘ or ‘good morning?’ You make a connection. And isn’t that what being human is all about?
Greatness is not guarding yourself from the people; greatness is being accepted by the people.
I’m not different for the sake of being different, only for the desperate sake of being myself. I can’t join your gang: you’d think I was a phony and I’d know it.
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.
Physical comforts cannot subdue mental suffering, and if we look closely, we can see that those who have many possessions are not necessarily happy. In fact, being wealthy often brings even more anxiety.
I define my life around happiness, being safe, being able to enjoy life and live this life for a long time.
The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Being part of the Workshop is like being part of a really big family. Everyone is so close. Everyone feels the success of others who go on to do well. Whatever happens, I will still be part of the Workshop.
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.
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
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.
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 am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.
Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man.
He who stops being better stops being good.
I enjoy being active; it’s part of my lifestyle.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
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 am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
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.
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn’t matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
If you go around being afraid, you’re never going to enjoy life. You have only one chance, so you’ve got to have fun.
You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.
How easy it is to govern when one follows a system of consulting the will of the people and one holds as the only norm all the actions which contribute to the well being of the people.
Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.
This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.
The true teachers and educators are not those who have learned pedagogy as the science of dealing with children, but those in whom pedagogy has awakened through understanding the human being.
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.
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.
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.
Trajectories aren’t linear. Life’s just a roller coaster. If you’re getting a chance to do cool stuff, and it’s varied stuff, just enjoy it. I guess I’m a believer in the randomness of life rather than it being a linear trajectory or an arc, a consistent smooth arc, towards anything.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
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.
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.
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
No matter what the circumstances, you always enjoy being around guys that you bond with, win, lose, whatever it may be.
Every human being has a bit of gangster in him.
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.
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.
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.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
I regret those times when I’ve chosen the dark side. I’ve wasted enough time not being happy.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Being able to feel free and comfortable in your character‘s skin is so important.
Maybe some people think that it’s all about the hype, about the fame, but it’s not. It’s all about being the best. It’s all about challenging myself everyday.
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
Good grooming and hygiene are essential. It’s never too early to start being concerned about your appearance – first impressions are everything.
Being yourself is very sexy, you know?
Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.
I guess I just feel very comfortable with being myself.
Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn’t interest you, don’t do it – I would have made a terrible mother.
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 truly believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying ‘This is who I am’.
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.
The burden of poverty isn’t just that you don’t always have the things you need, it’s the feeling of being embarrassed every day of your life, and you’d do anything to lift that burden.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
My goal is to give girls and boys a different idea of expression. It’s not always about looking pretty or cute. It’s about expressing yourself however that may be, even if that’s being silly or goofy or weird.
Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.
Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.
Beauty is being comfortable and confident in your own skin.
Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.
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.
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.
Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.
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.’
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.
Everything I do, I do it being myself.
Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.
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.
Being a gentleman is a worthy goal.
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.
There are good reasons for being in jail – for protesting.
There is a part of me which is aggressive and demure, the other side being bright, sexy and lively.
The only thing that can stop me from being me is me.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.
There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.
My mother is a strong woman. Her strength comes from being tested by life’s unpredictability. It comes from soldiering on for her children, even when she might rather have given up. I know it hasn’t always come easily, but I also know it’s her greatest gift.
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.
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 like being like a chameleon who transforms himself with each role.
The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
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 becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why‘ for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any ‘how.’
Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
God… a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man’s power to conceive.
I love being outside and getting fresh air.
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 think being stylish is about being you.
Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
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 only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.
It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people‘s lives… for that I give thanks.
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
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.
‘Sexy’ doesn’t have to come with the price tag of being dumb.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
It’s not just about being sexy, it’s about being confident and me being confident in my sexuality.
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that’s just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.
Being myself is what got me to where I am.
I just enjoy life in a way where I like being my own person.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before.
What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.
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.
But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I’m told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society… but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.
There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
The soul is healed by being with children.
Part of being successful is about asking questions and listening to the answers.
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.
Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.
And the greatest lesson that mom ever taught me though was this one. She told me there would be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Now she said to always pick being respected.
Who, being loved, is poor?
Being captain of Real Madrid is an honour and a big responsibility.
I like fishing. Not actual fishing – I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different.
Hotness is uniqueness and just being yourself – that’s hot.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
The universal utilization of water power and its long-distance transmission will supply every household with cheap power and will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel. The struggle for existence being lessened, there should be development along ideal rather than material lines.
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.
Being a philosopher is to think, seek wisdom, and have principles that guide and influence what you do. It’s to give meaning to things, find your way in the world, believe that in the end, in every instance, good will overcome evil, even if there’s a bit of suffering along the way.
I lost contact with my father for many years because of apartheid. For, like, six years, I didn’t see my dad. And, now, this was the six years of being a teenager.
Freedom lies in being bold.
I am just one human being.
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.
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.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
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.
Being a good police officer is one of the most difficult, dangerous, idealistic jobs in the world.
I love the sensation of being out in the open air, far away from all the distractions of modern life. I will usually disappear for a couple of hours, and that time on my bike is quite sacred, as it’s when I do all my serious thinking. Sometimes I will stop off at bikers’ cafe and have a bacon sandwich.
By the end of my career I just really hated being out there on that field and being subjected to what was happening to me.
Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person they are almost indistinguishable.
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.
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.
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you.
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.
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.
Personal songs take a little more to record, definitely. We had to bring our souls into the recording studio. It was us being very vulnerable. We heard that our fans can kind of feel that.
I’m going to continue being me through the good times and the bad.
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.
Actually I don’t remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.
The art of being a slave is to rule one’s master.
I’m not somebody that’s trying to be somebody else. I’m being myself for the most part and people respect that.
Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful.
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.
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.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
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.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Art is the path to being spiritual.
I believe in being an innovator.
You change the world by being yourself.
I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider.
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 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.
There’s nothing wrong with being a loser, it just depends on how good you are at it.
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
Social acceptance, ‘being liked,’ has so much power because it holds the feelings of loneliness at bay.
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!
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.
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
Every one of us is a perfect human being, deformed by the family, the society and the culture.
My normal life is like being on holiday.
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion.
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.
Hip-hop is not about crime. Hip-hop is not about being a gangster.
The story being told in ‘Star Wars‘ is a classic one. Every few hundred years, the story is retold because we have a tendency to do the same things over and over again. Power corrupts, and when you’re in charge, you start doing things that you think are right, but they’re actually not.
Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.