I was broken in body, soul, and spirit. My natural elasticity was crushed, my intellect languished, the disposition to read departed, the cheerful spark that lingered about my eye died; the dark night of slavery closed in upon me; and behold a man transformed into a brute!
I don’t want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.
I'm the guy who does his job. You must be the other guy.
Church wants you on your place. Kneel, stand, kneel, stand. If you go for that sort of thing, I don't know what to do for you. A man makes his own way. No one gives it to you. You have to take it. 'Non serviam'.
The only one that can do what I do is me. Lot of people had to die for me to be me. You wanna be me?
No one gives it to you. You have to take it.
When you decide to be something, you can be it. That's what they don't tell you in the church. When I was your age, they would say we can become cops or criminals. Today, what I'm saying to you is this: when you're facing a loaded gun, what's the difference?
You can learn a lot, watching things eat.
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.
When you decide to be something, you can be it.
There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy.
The order of the world is always right - such is the judgment of God. For God has departed, but he has left his judgment behind, the way the Cheshire Cat left his grin.
I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
His huff arrived and he departed in it.
Leo couldnt deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with The Aviator, but I will go on record to say I will do so in The Departed.
Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns.
Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light.
Both my marriages were failures! Number one departed, and number two stayed
And he departed from our sight that we might return to our hearts and find him there. For he left us, and behold, he is here.
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living: All things fall under this name. The Sun itself is but the dark simulacrum, and the light but the shadow of God.
Honesty is not synonymous with truth.
Confidence, like the soul, never returns whence it has once departed
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long after they have departed.
He appeared before me and departed. We were not able to speak to or touch each other. But in that short interval, he transformed many things inside me. He literally stirred my mind and body the way a spoon stirs a cup of cocoa, down to the depths of my internal organs and my womb.
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