By Alfred Nobel
Karma functions through certain tendencies. But with some awareness and focus, you can push it in a different direction.
Karma is a dish that tastes bitter, unless it is dished out to someone else.
Sometimes you have to give people a taste of their own medicine.
On the one hand, maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
It is not a dreamlike state, but the somehow insulated state, that a great musician achieves in a great performance. He’s aware of where he is and what he’s doing, but his mind is on the playing of the instrument with an internal sense of rightness.
An actor should refine public taste.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
Simplicity, good taste, and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.
I firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success.
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
When the soul suffers too much, it develops a taste for misfortune.
Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.