Richard G. Wilkinson quotes

  • My biggest dream to connect people through music has come true. In a world where there are enough reasons to separate us, the Oscars have unified us.

  • Was this the big one or was this the small tremor, the warning? Does it get better - does the sensation of being in a dream underwater go away?

  • Man is naturally self-centered and he is inclined to regard expediency as the supreme standard for what is right and wrong. However, we must not convert an inclination into an axiom that just as man's perceptions cannot operate outside time and space, so his motivations cannot operate outside expediency; that man can never transcend his own self. The most fatal trap into which thinking may fall is the equation of existence and expediency.

  • Sometimes our motivations can be quite hazy, contradictory and multi-faceted, in real life.

  • You seen it, was it as pretty as me?

  • One should not be happy or distressed over desirables and undesirables, knowing that such feelings are just created by the mind.

  • I can't stress how much my daughter is an inspiration to stay sober. When I come home and she opens those big blue eyes at me, it's the most amazing feeling I could ever feel.

  • There is a beautiful and life-enhancing alternative outlook that offers insight, consolation, inspiration and meaning, which has nothing to do with religion, and everything to do with the best, most generous, most sympathetic understanding of human reality.

  • Someone once asked me... whether I waited for inspiration. My answer was: "Every day!"

  • Things worth having don't come easy," Woods said. "You have to fight for it until you're tired of fighting, and then you take a breather and fight some more." He squeezed my shoulder. "Don't give up. You'll regret it.

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