My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to choose one or the other I usually chose the beautiful.
I'm actually living my life with the material I choose to work with.
Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life's work.
Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do to take the wisdom we've learned and create something.
They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force and their submission is wisdom but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense.
When planning your wedding you make so many decisions: 'Do I want this fork or that fork?' But in the end people aren't going to remember what napkin holder you choose.
Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
My truth - what I believe - is that there are no answers here and if you are looking for answers you'd better choose the question carefully.
I wish I had coined the phrase 'tyranny of choice ' but someone beat me to it. The counterintuitive truth is that have an abundance of options does not make you feel privileged and indulged too many options make you feel like all of them are wrong and that you are wrong if you choose any of them.
Those who wish well to the State ought to choose to places of trust men of inward principle justified by exemplary conversation.
I never practice before I never work hours on a script. I just choose my characters and trust them and after that it's about the director taking your hand.
All I can hope to do is instill great morality in my son and trust him along the way. The music he listens to or how he chooses to wear his hair doesn't define his moral compass and if he wants to listen to country music and wear a cowboy hat too that's fine.
If I have to move up in a building I choose the elevator over the escalator. Because one time I was riding the escalator and I tripped. I fell down the stairs for an hour and a half.
When I was a teen I thought I would have to choose between my writing or my music or my art but it turns out it's a difficult juggling game but I can do all of them.
As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
What we can do should never by itself determine what we choose to do yet this is the way technology tends to work.
Without husbands women have to focus on earning more. They work longer hours they're willing to relocate and they're more likely to choose higher-paying fields like technology.
Quite honestly I never had a desire to be an actor. I tell people I did not choose acting acting chose me. I never grew up wanting to be an actor. I wanted to play football. In about 9th grade an English teacher told me I had a talent to act. He said I should audition for a performing arts high school so I did on a whim. I got accepted.
Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist teacher or parent for at least 20 hours a week.
I think once you're in the public eye whether you're a boss a teacher or whatever you do that you're automatically in the position of role model. You have people looking up to you so whether you choose to accept it or not is a different question.
The Occupy movement needs an organizing principle and - just as the Tea Party did - it needs some actual measures of success. Choose one candidate whose agenda is squarely within that of the movement and make his or her electoral success a focal point.
I've learned that success comes in a very prickly package. Whether you choose to accept it or not is up to you.
To many a man and sometimes to a youth there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
One cannot weep for the entire world it is beyond human strength. One must choose.