„You have to live spherically - in many directions. Never lose your childish enthusiasm - and things will come your way.“
Variante: Put yourself into life and never lose your openness, your childish enthusiasm throughout the journey that is life, and things will come your way.
„The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.“
— Aldous Huxley English writer 1894 - 1963
Variante: The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
— Mrs Patrick Campbell British stage actress 1895 - 1940
No definite source has been found for this statement; though most often attributed to Sir Winston Churchill, and sometimes to Abraham Lincoln, it has only rarely been attributed to Campbell.
— Viktor E. Frankl, buch … trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen
Quelle: Man's Search for Meaning
— Gotthold Ephraim Lessing writer, philosopher, publicist, and art critic 1729 - 1781
„But you can't emphasize "beef", that's like his wanting me to emphasize "in" before "July"! Come on, fellows, you're losing your heads! I wouldn't direct any living actor like this in Shakespeare! The way you do this, it's impossible!“
— Orson Welles American actor, director, writer and producer 1915 - 1985
The Findus Foods "Frozen Peas" Session Out-Takes
„If you want great relationships, live your life fully. Your enthusiasm will spark those around you, who then become better company themselves.“
— Nicholas Lore American social scientist 1944
The Pathfinder (1998)
„So raise your glass if you are wrong in all the right ways,
All my underdogs.
We will never be, never be anything but loud
Dirty little freaks.
Won't you come and come and
Raise your glass!
Just come on and come on and
Raise your glass.“
— Pink (singer) American singer-songwriter 1979
Raise Your Glass, written by Pink, Max Martin, and Shellback
Song lyrics, Greatest Hits... So Far!!! (2010)
„We are in Transylvania, and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways, and there shall be to you many strange things.“
— Bram Stoker, buch Dracula
Dracula to Jonathan Harker
„Do you live each day as if it's your first or your last? Either way you should probably have a diaper on.“
— Ellen DeGeneres American stand-up comedian, television host, and actress 1958
Quelle: Seriously... I'm Kidding
— Louis-ferdinand Céline, buch Reise ans Ende der Nacht
Quelle: Journey to the End of the Night
„Whether or not your actions are determined, you have to act on the assumption that you have free will. If you are determined, your attempt at free will loses you nothing. However, if you are not determined and you act on the assumption that you are, you will never attempt anything. You will simply be a passive blob that things happen to.“
— Alexei Panshin, buch Rite of Passage
Quelle: Rite of Passage (1968), Chapter 11 (p. 153).
„You English are never as thorough, never as decided, never as dead-set in your views as your cousins over the Channel. You are a people of compromises, of opportunism, of amiable and business-like settlements; you can even strike a bargain with your own conscience and live ever happy afterwards. … This is no doubt a great virtue, because it has preserved you from great follies, and it is no doubt a great vice, because it has sadly refrigerated your enthusiasm and your “feu sacré.”“
— Oscar Levy German physician and writer 1867 - 1946
Preface, pp. viii-ix.
The Revival of Aristocracy (1906)
„… the best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today's work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future.“
— Dale Carnegie, buch How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Quelle: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
„You care enough, that you want your life to be fulfilled in a living way, not in a painting way, not in a writing way…you really do want it to be involving in living, corresponding with other living objects, moving, changing, that kind of thing.“
— Edie Sedgwick Socialite, actress, model 1943 - 1971
Edie : Girl On Fire (2006)
Kontext: You care enough, that you want your life to be fulfilled in a living way, not in a painting way, not in a writing way... you really do want it to be involving in living, corresponding with other living objects, moving, changing, that kind of thing.
— Frank Delaney Irish writer and journalist 1942 - 2017
„Lima frightened him, it was too big, you could lose yourself in it and never find your way home; the people on the street were total strangers.“
— Mario Vargas Llosa, buch The Time of the Hero
The Time of the Hero (1963)
„The first rule of luck in business is that you should persevere in doing the right thing. Opportunities will come your way if you do.“
— Ronald Cohen British businessman 1945
Book The Second Bounce of the Ball (2007)
„Hapiness is as exclusive as a butterfly, and you must never pursue it. If you stay very still, it may come and settle on your hand. But only briefly. Savour those moments, for they will not come in your way very often.“
— Ruskin Bond British Indian writer 1934
Quelle: A Little Book of Life