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Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956+2
Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950+2
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
P. J. O'Rourke
American journalist 1947-+1
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963+1
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859+1
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
George Jean Nathan
American criticus 1882-1958+1
An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
American statesman 1809-1865+1
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975+1
Going to bed with a woman never hurt a ball player. It's staying up all night looking for them that does you in.
W. C. Fields
American Actor 1879-1946+1
W. C. Fields, a lifetime agnostic, was discovered reading a Bible on his deathbed. ''I'm looking for a loop-hole,'' he explained.
American writer 1897-1966+1
When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.
A comic, you have to be looking down at him. My favorite rooms, the audience is above the stage, stadium-style.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-19720
A good teacher feels his way, looking for response.
Wife of John Adams 1744-18180
A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.Source: Letter to John Adams (1 May 1780)