Being Irish he had an abiding sense of tragedy which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
And of course there's so much music in and around our family. I had a piano during Christmas because it's obviously useful through the season. There are so many people songwriters who are around.
T'was the night before Christmas when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse.
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory like a thunderstorm and we all go through it together.
There's an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns the challenge becomes what to do next?
I don't think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there's some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything.
Another Black Label motto. That's what I think life is. It's just another bridge to cross. You ask no questions. Whatever work it is you gotta do you gotta go over it under it through it around it to do it.
Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up get to work and get triumphantly through it.
Through selfless work love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully maybe we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!
I can deal with people who watch me on stage but I am not good in communicating with people any other way than through my work.
Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work taking risks trying new things. If the door opens go through it. Always go forwards.
And it hurts as a player that you put a lot of hard work in during the week and at the end of the week Sunday when you get on the field that's when they acknowledge about the hard work that you put in throughout the week. That's actually a disappointment.
We are free but not to be evil not to be indifferent to human suffering not to profit from the people from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people but real management is developing people through work.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
People are not perfect... very often the relationships that are strongest are those where people have worked through big crises but they've had to work through them. So the challenge to us is to work through that.
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it to kill it to rid it of its soul to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal or any goal.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it go through it or work around it.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work ask him: 'Whose?'
America's finest - our men and women in uniform are a force for good throughout the world and that is nothing to apologize for.