This is the artist, then, life’s hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty’s miser, glory’s slave.
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.
We’ve had drive-by shootings. I’ve been spat on, slapped, shot at. One guy tried to stab me with a broken beer bottle. But the way we look at it, if people do the worst they can, we’ll still wake up in glory.
If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.
He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it.
Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?
Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn’t do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.
I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.
If I’d been able to put the collection together in one go, say over two years, we’d have had a special team, most wouldn’t stay. One or two glory seasons and they were off. To them, the north-east was too far out. They wanted to be with the big hitters.
I hope I’m better today than I was yesterday. I don’t believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that… and all the glory of it.
The Lord doesn’t like us to be dead. Be alive. Sometimes I dance to the glory of the Lord, because He said so.
I think it’s easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.
Language… has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone.
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.
And then we’ve got Blades of Glory, and we’ve got Brothers Solomon, and I’ve got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.
No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
It’s important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans. In rebuilding, let’s revisit the potential of American democracy and American glory.