Another Saturday night and I ainâ€™t got nobodyâ€¦..
Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke.
It's been a long time coming. But I know a change is gonna come
I'm gonna sing, and I'm going to make me a lot of money,
I don't know what's up there / Beyond the sky
It was something I enjoyed doing and decided to give it a couple years, though I'm not making a lot of money now either!
Don't know much about history, don't know much biology, don't know much about a science book, don't know much about the French I took.
Itâ€™s been too hard living, but Iâ€™m afraid to die. â€˜Cause I donâ€™t know whatâ€™s up there, beyond the sky.
There been times when I thought I couldn't last for long But now I think I'm able to carry on It's been a long, been a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, oh yes it will
A Change Is Gonna Come
If I could just touch the hem of His garment I know I'll be made whole
Bring It On Home to Me.
I think the secret is really observation. Well, if you observe what's going on and try to figure out how people are thinking, I think you can always write something that people will understand.
Don't know much about history Don't know much biology.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
It is ordained that to the ambitious, who derive no satisfaction from the gifts of life and the beauty of the world, life shall be a cause of suffering, and they shall possess neither the profit nor the beauty of the world.
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. Leonardo da V
If you put on more garments, the cold cannot reach you. Similarly, increase your patience and concentration and even great injuries cannot vex your mind.
Every loss which we incur leaves behind it vexation in the memory, save the greatest loss of all, that is, death, which annihilates the memory, together with life.
The Medici created and destroyed me.
Man has much power of discourse which for the most part is vain and false; animals have but little, but it is useful and true, and a small truth is better than a great lie.
Even the richest soil, if left uncultivated will produce the rankest weeds.
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
Art is never finished, only abandoned. Leonardo da Vinc
Just as eating against one's will is injurious to health, so studying without a liking for it spoils the memory, and it retains nothing it takes in.
Lying on a feather mattress or quilt will not bring you renown.
When you are alone you are all your own.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
I think it is no small attraction in a painter to be able to give a pleasing air to his figures, and whoever is not naturally possessed of this grace may acquire it by study, as opportunity offers in the following manner: be on the watch to take good parts of many beautiful faces of which the beauti
Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.
Things severed shall be united and shall acquire of themselves such virtue that they shall restore to men their lost memory: - That is the papyrus sheets, which are formed out of several strips and preserve the memory of the thoughts and deeds of men.
I have wasted my hours.
Affective gestures pointing to things near either in time or space should be made with the hand not very far from the body of the person pointing; and if these things are distant, the hand of the painter should be more extended and the face turned toward the person to whom he is addressing the demon
We know well that mistakes are more easily detected in the works of others than in one's own.