Being aware of truths about what is good or right or about what we ought to do is not the same as deciding what to do. Nor can the former truths be derived from decisions about what to do, or about procedures for making such decisions, unless these procedures themselves rest in some way on the apprehension of truths about what we ought to do.
Being aware of your breath forces you into the present moment -- the key to all inner transformation. Whenever you are conscious of the breath, you are absolutely present. You may also notice that you cannot think and be aware of your breathing. Conscious breathing stops your mind.
Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.
Being aware sucks.
Being away a lot on tour means that my family has to suffer an inordinate amount of overcompensation, as I return home with skewed ideas of what counts as quality time. I will force everyone into a cinema trip, insistent that three hours in the dark in silence is the perfect way for us all to re-engage.
Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world.
Being away from her is torturous and I'd much prefer to be with her. So I just try to get out of here as soon as I can. I make sure I do my job real well and fast.
Being away from home for six months of the year and seeing your kids grow up on Skype all that time -- I think I saw Molly walk for the first time on Skype. That's not good.
Being away from home was tough, but the challenge and the thrill of being on Broadway was so fulfilling, and I'm thankful to my husband for making it possible and holding it down at home.
Being away from my family for six months a year -- even if it was in the beautiful surroundings of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean -- was just too hard.
Being away from the game took a toll on my heart.
Being away from the game you love so much, it will mess with your mind.
Being a useful man has always seemed to me to be something truly hideous.
Being a victim is more palatable than having to recognize the intrinsic contradictions of one's own governing philosophy.
Being bad at maths shouldn't be something to brag about, and I'm glad people are waking up to this, but there's no reason be embarrassed to look for help when it comes to numeracy.
Being bad at stuff is hard, and we all deal with it every day because we're all bad at stuff.
Being bald is no fun.
Being barefoot makes me feel vulnerable.
Being beautiful can be a curse, especially if you want to be an artist and create.