Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not.
"History" is the name we as human beings give to the horizon of consciousness within which we live.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.
Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.
Home is not where you live, but where they understand you
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.
We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principal goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.
The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
The clerisy are those who read for pleasure, but not for idleness; who read for pastime but not to kill time; who love books, but do not live by books
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Above all, it's hard learning to live with vivid mental images of scenes I cared for and failed to photograph. It is the edgy existence within me of these unmade images that is the only assurance that the best photographs are yet to be made.
These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me
To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things
It is not only my right and my privilege to walk in the abundance God
has for me, it is my responsibility...just as it is my responsibility to live
the rest of my truth
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
What persuades men and women to mistake each other from time to time for gods or vermin is ideology. One can understand well enough how human beings may struggle and murder for good material reasons -- reasons connected, for instance, with their physical survival. It is much harder to grasp how they may come to do so in the name of something as apparently abstract as ideas. Yet ideas are what men and women live by, and will occasionally die for.
Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present
to live better in the future.