— Gerald Ford American politician, 38th President of the United States (in office from 1974 to 1977) 1913 - 2006
Statement just before becoming the longest lived U.S. President as quoted in "Ford eclipses Reagan as oldest ex-president" in USA Today (10 November 2006) http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-11-10-ford_x.htm
„I love walking in the woods, on the trails, along the beaches. I love being part of nature. I love walking alone. It is therapy. One needs to be alone, to recharge one's batteries.“
— Grace Kelly American actress and Princess consort of Monaco 1929 - 1982
The Milwaukee Sentinel Princess Grace finds relaxation in her gardens Jan. 1, 1981
„There were three sisters, three little sisters,
And each one was only in her teens,
And one loved a soldier, and one loved a sailor,
And one loved a man from the marines.“
— Vic Mizzy American composer 1916 - 2009
Song, Three Little Sisters.
„I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody... I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain.“
— Enya Irish singer, songwriter, and musician 1961
— Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973
„Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.“
— Norman Mailer, Advertisements for Myself
"Hip, Hell, and the Navigator" in Western Review No. 23 (Winter 1959); republished in Conversations with Norman Mailer (1988) edited by J. Michael Lennon.
„Love's secret is to be always doing things for God, and not to mind because they are such little ones.“
— Frederick William Faber British hymn writer and theologian 1814 - 1863
„To choose a god of love, as he did and does,
Is a little move then?
Yes, it is.
A larger one will be when men
Love love and hate hate but do not deify them?
It will be a larger one.“
— Stevie Smith poet, novelist, illustrator, performer 1902 - 1971
"Was He Married?"
„Tis never for their wisdom that one loves the wisest, or for their wit that one loves the wittiest; 'tis for benevolence, and virtue, and honest fondness, one loves people; the other qualities make one proud of loving them too.“
— Hester Thrale Welsh author and salon-holder 1741 - 1821
Letter to Fanny Burney; Charlotte Barrett (ed.) Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay (1854) vol. 2, p. 3.
— Blaise Pascal French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer, and Christian philosopher 1623 - 1662
— Leo Buscaglia Motivational speaker, writer 1924 - 1998