A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
I have no belief in The Bible or religion, but I think Armageddon was a lucky guess. I honestly think it's going to happen.
I like to keep fit, but I never lift very heavy weights.
When you look at martial arts films, the later ones became more and more exaggerated. It's like, wow, is martial arts only a show?
I grew up at my grandmother's house, and she had a beautiful garden. I used to hate mowing the lawn and weeding, which is what you do when you're a kid. I loathe gardening, but I love gardens, and I have two beautiful gardens.
The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with.
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
The autocracies of the Arab world have been as economically destructive as they've been politically repressive.
The number of children in the world is not growing, and so we eventually have a chance to stabilize the population at around 10 billion. We have the technology and wherewithal to feed and provide energy for this many people.
The fear of death is why we build cathedrals, have children, declare war, and watch cat videos online at three a.m.
I don't classify myself as the first space tourist because I wasn't as though I paid and had a holiday out of it - although I had a fab time.
The only thing that interests the physicist is finding out on what assumptions a framework of things can be constructed which will enable us to know how to use them mechanically. Physics, as I have said on another occasion, is the technique of techniques and the ars combinatoria for fabricating machines. It is a knowledge which has scarcely anything to do with comprehension.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
We do live in an environment of crony capitalism, and the main reason we do is that loopholes are for sale, and both parties have their hands out through those loopholes.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You can debate when the conservative movement became a racket - I nominate 1996, the year Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes created Fox News Channel to monetize right-wing outrage - but there is no doubt it has long since passed that point.
I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.
When you endure what's unbearable, you become unbreakable
Each man in his way is a treasure.
Lear, Macbeth. Mercutio – they live on their own as it were. The newspapers are full of them, if we were only the Shakespeares to see it. Have you ever been in a Police Court? Have you ever watched tradesmen behind their counters? My soul, the secrets walking in the streets! You jostle them at every corner. There's a Polonius in every first-class railway carriage, and as many Juliets as there are boarding-schools. ... How inexhaustibly rich everything is, if you only stick to life.