The name we give to something shapes our attitude toward it.
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
We come in many different shapes and sizes, and we need to support each other and our differences. Our beauty is in our differences.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
The choices that you make will shape your life forever.
I saw more than I can tell / And I understood more than I saw.
Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice.
There are not many original shapes or silhouettes -- only a million variations.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.
The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.
You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.
When I was 21 years old, I had a job playing Santa Claus in a shopping centre in Sacramento. I was rail thin, so it's not like I was a traditional Santa Claus even then. I had a square stomach; that was the shape of the sofa cushion that I had stuffed into my pants.
My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.
You know, I'm from the Midwest, man - that shapes my personality much more than having gone to Harvard.
If anybody can find someone to love them and to help them through this difficult thing that we call life, I support that in any shape or form.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
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