And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws
The State is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else
There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible to live without breaking laws
The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.
We load up on oat bran in the morning so we'll live forever. Then we spend the rest of the day living like there's no tomorrow.
To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Man is a carnivorous production, And must have meals, at least one meal a day; He cannot live, like woodcocks, upon suction, But, like the shark
and tiger, must have prey; Although his anatomical construction Bears vegetables, in a grumbling way, Your laboring people think beyond all
question, Beef, veal, and mutton better for digestion.
When we meditate, what we actually do is enter into a vacant, calm, still, silent mind. We go deep within and approach our true existence, which is our soul. When we live in the soul, we feel that we are actually meditating spontaneously
Thy thoughts to nobler meditations give, And study how to die, not how to live.
Live and work to make a difference, to make things better, even the smallest things. Give full consideration to the rights and interests of others. No business is successful, even if it flourishes, in a society that does not care for or about its people.
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
If you've chosen egocentricity for your career path than you've chosen to live with the illusion that your surroundings will serve you continuously.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
So dear I love him that with him, All deaths I could endure.
Without him, live no life.
Dreams can often become challenging, but challenges are what we live for
If we do not rise to the challenge of our unique capacity to shape our lives, to seek the kinds of growth that we find individually fulfilling, then we can have no security: we will live in a world of sham, in which our selves are determined by the will of others, in which we will be constantly buffeted and increasingly isolated by the changes round us
Dreams can often become challenging, but challenges are what we live for.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk