People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.
You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.
The difference between darkness and brightness is how you thrive on those moments and how you use such circumstances with goodwill in your spirit.
The wise remind themselves that ‘This too shall pass’ even when things are good; the foolish, only when things are bad.
When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you.
and our few good times will be rare because we have the critical sense and are not easy to fool with laughter
Looka heah, Tea Cake, if you ever go off from me and have a good time lak dat and then come back heah tellin' me how nice Ah is, Ah specks tuh kill yuh dead. You heah me?
Endurance is the art of survival.
In a way I imagine eternity must be a little like a photograph (a place without time) of the good and bad times we have lived through. And thus, for eternity, we will be living through them for ever, Hell and Heaven at once. Those months I lived beside Fradique will be my Heaven, the time I lived as a slave to Gabriela Santamarinha my Hell.
In good times, people want to advertise; in bad times, they have to.
After May 1940, the good times were few and far between; first there was the war, then the capitulation, and then the arrival of the Germans, which is when the trouble started for the Jews.
I've had good times; I've had bad times.
The passing of John Bonham... Let's just put it... Before we say, 'the passing of John Bonham,' the introduction of John Bonham on the first album and 'Good Times Bad Times,' it changes drumming overnight.
In really good times, you say, 'No, I'm not taking that ad.' But in bad times, you'll take anything.
There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times.
Credit card issuers and HELOC lenders are like fair-weather friends: They cozy up to you in good times, but when the economy heads south, they abandon you faster than Usain Bolt runs the 100 meters.
We need a system that provides mortgage credit in good times and bad to a broad range of creditworthy borrowers.
Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
Certainly for my father, there were great times, good times, not-so-good times. He might be shooting a Fellini film for six months, then not working for two months. I'm used to that dynamic.
I fondly remember good times working on 'Thor.'