To practice Zen or the Martial Arts, you must live intensely, wholeheartedly, without reserve -- as if you might die in the next instant.
To practice Aikido fully you must calm the spirit and go back to the origin.
To practice -- write each and every day if possible -- then try to attend professional writer's conferences where you can learn your craft, get to know fellow writers, and meet editors and agents.
To power the country by building 186,000 fifty-story wind turbines -- and running 19,000 miles of new transmission lines -- just seems impractical and preposterous compared to the idea of building a hundred new nuclear facilities primarily on the sites we already have.
To possess your soul in patience, with all the skin and some of the flesh burnt off your face and hands, is a job for a boy compared with the pains of a man who has lived pretty long in the exhilarating world that drugs or strong waters seem to create and is trying to live now in the first bald desolation created by knocking them off.
To possess taste, one must have some soul.
To possess is past the instant; we achieve the joy, immortality contented, were anomaly.
To possess effective natural leadership abilities is one of life's greatest assets.
To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect.
To possess both wisdom and compassion is the heart of our human revolution. If you have wisdom alone and lack compassion, it will be a cold, perverse wisdom. If you have compassion alone and lack wisdom, you cannot give happiness to others. You are even likely to lead them in the wrong direction, and you won't be able to achieve your own happiness.
To possess a good cognomen is a long way on the road of success in life.
To positively discriminate in favour of groups that have been negatively discriminated against in the past.
To posit the existence of a Creator requires only reason. To posit the existence of a good God requires faith.
To portray something that you're really not, it's like a little escape, and I love to act and to be dramatic. I feel like the wrestling ring in WWE is the perfect platform to do that. It's totally acceptable.
To portray not only a boxer but a boxer like Roberto Duran, I needed to understand all the difficulties and the pressures of the sport itself.
To portray an iconic character has been brilliant in itself, and to be able to do that on a show like 'Once Upon a Time' enhances that because the show puts a spin on characters and makes them very different and puts core values that are very different that aren't in the original fairy tales a lot of people relate to.
To portray a maniac offers a compelling challenge.
To portray America over the past twenty years or so, I would think immediately of football, probably the Super Bowl in its sumptuous suggestion of a national death wish.
To ponder is not to brood or grieve or even meditate. It is to wonder at a deep level.