Over the Thanksgiving holiday I took time to reflect on what is most important to me and realized I need to find a way to put the fun back into racing.
I am going to take something I learned over in Israel. Their Independence Day is preceded the 24 hours before with Memorial Day so it gives them a chance to serve and reflect and then celebrate. I am going to try to start that tradition here in America.
I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life.
Easter is reflecting upon suffering for one thing but it also reflects upon Jesus and his non compliance in the face of great authority where he holds to his truth - so there's two stories there.
A strangely reflective even melancholy day. Is that because unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us - a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.
Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles.
In my work and in myself I reflect black people women and men as I reflect others. One day even the most self-protective ones will look into the mirror I provide and not be afraid.
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Spend time reflecting on your emotional and physical existence and how that applies to the voice. You have to apply that wisdom and experience when you sing - it's what comes through.
I don't turn to greeting cards for wisdom and advice but they are a fine reflection of the general drift of the culture.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
New terms used like 'overseas contingency operation' instead of the word 'war' - that reflects a worldview that is out of touch with the enemy that we face. We can't spin our way out of this threat.
Truth should not be forced it should simply manifest itself like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man.
The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence of the leaders in the people.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
The recent fascination I think reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world.
It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics atomic structure or biological inheritance.
Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology but not at the cost of losing your originality.
We all have to announce our full solidarity with the struggle of those seeking freedom and justice in Syria and translate this sympathy into a clear political vision that supports a peaceful transition to a democratic system of rule that reflects the demands of the Syrian people for freedom.
We just want to win. That's the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success but we don't really reflect on what we've done in the past. We focus on the present.
And when I look at my mother I reflect on her strength and endurance. She's cranky sometimes but she is lovable and loving. I'd be happy to be there at 86.
Watching people just look out for themselves I think is extremely interesting. It goes right back to something like 'The Beggar's Opera' - the underbelly of society how it operates and how that reflects their so-called betters.
My main concern is theater and theater does not reflect or mirror society. It has been stingy and selfish and it has to do better.
Most of them are pretty down records pretty unhappy pretty confused. Which only reflects how people in general were feeling I mean really the sense that you get is society running down.
Companies that pollute should be taxed so that a product's cost to society is reflected in the price of that product.
Simply that we are mirroring the trends in society at any given time smuggling was an issue in the seventies corruption is an issue today and we faithfully reflect those issues.
When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
Advertising reflects the mores of society but it does not influence them.
Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
In my view there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
Hip-hop reflects the truth and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information but it's also an escape.
My role in society or any artist's or poet's role is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher not as a leader but as a reflection of us all.
The real man smiles in trouble gathers strength from distress and grows brave by reflection.
Well logos is science or reason something that helps us to function practically and effectively in the world and it must therefore be closely in tune and reflect accurately the realities of the world around us.
I try to make an album that reflects what I love about country music. It's not just all about happy parties all the time. There are some sad songs.
And for some reason when I'm sad I do listen to Leonard Cohen I do listen to Joni Mitchell. I do find myself going to the music that's actually reflecting my mood as opposed to sticking on Motown which might actually bring my mood up.
It more or less has the shape of a love song but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals fire danger of death stellar navigation and seasonal intuition.
Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy a philosophy that we as a people should never condone.
My father told me to dress to reflect the respect you have for the people around you. I've never forgotten that.
Alabama citizens like the vast majority of Americans respect and value the meaning of decency and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society.
If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers he will be confused and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect.
Religion works on some people but not on everyone because it says 'Stop thinking and accept what I tell you.' That's not valid for people who want to think and reflect.
Religion survives because it answers three questions that every reflective person must ask. Who am I? Why am I here? How then shall I live?
My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean the level of hatred that they had and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.
'Thank you power' is writing down the moments that are good in your life so that you can go back and reflect on them - so you've got this sort of repository of good stuff in your past.
The classic rule of thumb is that if you are an intellectual ideological magazine you do better in opposition than you do if your views are reflected by people in power.
These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.
The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power.
The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart in the human power to reflect in human meekness and human responsibility.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world it's not a driver - art imitates life.
To me the blues is an infection. I don't think it's necessarily a melancholy thing the blues can be really positive and I think I think anyone and everyone can have a place for the blues. It need not always a woeful sorrowful thing. It's more reflective it reminds you to feel.
Music and songs are written at different periods of time at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest I quite like having positive emotions.
We work hard on the show. We really believe in the show. It's an enormous privilege to work on a show that has the power to touch people's lives in such a positive way. The fan mail and the e-mail certainly reflect that.
When children are very young you read them books that are positive to help them go to sleep. But there comes a moment when they begin to understand the difficulties of the world. They know there are problems and the books they read should reflect that not gloss over them.
So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that whether I liked it or not I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner to carry myself in such a professional way as if there ever is a reflection it's a positive one.
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics mistakes are wounding emotionally but you recover. Personally wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms helps me reflect and in the process restore my creativity.
Imagine a civilisation that's way in advance of us wants to communicate with us and assist us in our development. The information we provide to them must reflect our highest aspirations and ideals and not just be some crazy person's bizarre politics or religion.
For sure the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and dare I say a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Bob Marley performed the 'One Love Peace' concert in Jamaica with the two different warring political sides. There's always been that in black music and culture in general. It's no surprise because black music is such a reflection of what's going on in black life. It's not unusual for hip-hop.
Ultimately we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves more and more peace and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us the more peace there will be in our troubled world.
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
My relationship with the Philharmonia Orchestra brought me many times to London and I will always reflect positively on that early period of development with them - their patience their warmth their dedication.
To make a love story you need a couple of young people but to reflect on the nature of love you're better off with old ones. That is a fact of life and literature - and of the novel ever since it fell in love with love in the 18th century.
Our observation of nature must be diligent our reflection profound and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason creative geniuses are not common.
Jazz vision is the fusion of music and art a real paradox of same-yet different. Here we play in exchanges like the hardness of the key of c# major and from the softness of Db major - capturing reflecting and improvising.
I felt that the elegance of pop music was that it was reflective: we were holding up a mirror to our audience and reflecting them philosophically and spiritually rather than just reflecting society or something called 'rock and roll.'
Music is my life it is a reflection of what I go through.
My music must reflect whatever's going on in my mind and my life needs to evolve for me to discover who it is I'm becoming.
Music is always a reflection of what's going on in the hearts and minds of the culture.
I believe music should reflect yourself in some way and not just yourself at the given time. I feel that when you die or when you're going someone's supposed to listen to that music and know everything about you. And I just try to get that across.
When people in stadiums do the Wave it's the group-mind collective organism spontaneously organizing itself to express an emotion pass time and reflect the joy of seeing the rhythms of many as one a visual rhyming or music in which everyone senses where the motion is going.
The reflection of the world is blues that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.
What bugs me is that movies don't reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don't treasure women as they get older.
Unfortunately 'chick flick' has become a term to describe most movies that I don't even like. They're these movies that yes have women in them but they really don't reflect who women are and there's something kind of silly or shallow or gossipy about them.
I have personal beliefs and they are sometimes reflected in the movies I make but I also reflect other points of view.
I think we're very complicated and we're capable of all kinds of things and movies don't reflect that.
The financial implode is bound to be reflected in the movies that are being made there's no question.
Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money how you make it and how you spend it reflect your character.
People always accuse me of being motivational in a way like it was a bad thing but that's just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment with lots of love in my heart and that reflects in my music.
Men should pledge themselves to nothing for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
Men are like the stars some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
Marriage is a reflection of your life in general: how you treat people how you argue how secure you are in your own thoughts. How vehemently do you argue your point of view? With what disdain do you view the other's point of view?
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
The effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
All along we find that social life - religion politics art - reflects the stages reached in the development of the knowledge of self it shows the social uses made of this knowledge.
We too through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth.
Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom not the reflected glamour of fame.
For whatever be the knowledge which we are able to obtain of God either by perception or reflection we must of necessity believe that He is by many degrees far better than what we perceive Him to be.
I hope to attend it as Japan needs to tell the world the lessons knowledge and reflections learned from the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.