I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks but for the ledger of our daily work.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
When men reach their sixties and retire they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
I think that the Cold War was an exceptional and unnecessary piece of cruelty.
I made a French film called 'Merry Christmas' which is a very European film. It's a World War I piece.
I saw what happened when a dictator was allowed to take over a piece of a country and the country went down the tubes. And I saw the opposite during the war when America joined the fight.
War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.
The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.
Rumi who is one of the greatest Persian poets said that the truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.
Let a man get up and say Behold this is the truth and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look you have forgotten the cat I say.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is we think of them as we please that is as they please or displease us.
Nothing is beautiful only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
A careful inspection showed them that even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces.
I've got a real sense of three-dimensional geometry. I can look at a flat piece of fabric and know that if I put a slit in it and make some fabric travel around a square then when you lift it up it will drape in a certain way and I can feel how that will happen.
I want my handbags and my shoes to be stylish but I want to make sure that they're versatile. I travel and I have to make sure the pieces I put into my bag can go with a dress or with shorts or jeans.
Don't be a time manager be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof.
When you read a piece of writing that you admire send a note of thanks to the author.
I don't know concretely if it's due to superstition but any time a new rule is implemented into the NBA or a new piece of equipment or a new technology there is always a transition and adjustment period by players and coaches and anyone involved with the game.
A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15 000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that.
I don't know if I've owned a piece of technology that I hated - I don't think I would have owned it then.
Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.
I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student.