I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, author, model and entrepreneur. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She achieved fame as a child actress with her role in (1982). She is the recipient of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial several accolades, including a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA nomination.
From the Wedding Singer, one of my favorite rolls she has done.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī ( Persian: ابومحمد مصلحالدین بن عبدالله شیرازی), better known by his pen-name Saadi ( سعدی Saʿdī( )), also known as Sa’di ( help· info) Saadi of Shiraz ( سعدی شیرازی Saadi Shirazi), was a major Persian poet and literary of the medieval period. He is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth of his social and moral thoughts. Saadi is widely recognized as one of the greatest poets of the classical literary tradition, earning him the nickname “Master of Speech” ( استاد سخن) or “The Master” among Persian scholars. He has been quoted in the Western traditions as well.
Tomb of Saadi, Shiraz – TripAvisor
Pain is weakness leaving the body. Chesty Puller
Lewis Burwell “ Chesty” Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general who fought guerrillas in Haiti and Nicaragua and, as a senior officer, served with distinction in World War II and the Korean War. Puller is the most decorated Marine in American history. He is one of two United States servicemen to be awarded five Navy Crosses and one Army Distinguished Service Cross. Puller’s six crosses are next in number to the eight times Eddie Rickenbacker received the nation’s second-highest military award for valor. Puller retired from the Marine Corps in 1955, after 37 years of service. He lived in Virginia and died in 1971, at age 73.
Heard this many times, but never knew who said it. Now I know.
I don’t make a particular distinction between ‘high art’ and ‘low art.’ Music is there for everybody. It’s a river we can all put our cups into and drink it and be sustained by it.
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. With a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history, including those of the , Star Wars series , Jaws , Close Encounters of the Third Kind , Superman , the E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial , the first two Indiana Jones series , Home Alone films , the first two Hook , Jurassic Park films , and the first three Schindler’s List . Harry Potter films Williams has been associated with director  Steven Spielberg since 1974, composing music for all but three of his feature films. Other works by Williams include theme music for the  1984 Summer OlympicGames, , “ NBC Sunday Night Football The Mission” theme used by NBC News and Seven News in Australia, the television series and Lost in Space , and the Land of the Giants incidental music for the first season of . Gilligan’s Island Williams has also composed numerous classical  concertos and other works for orchestral ensembles and solo instruments. From 1980 to 1993 he served as the Boston Pops‘s principal conductor, and is currently the orchestra’s laureate conductor.