I have this theory about why men kill each other and break things.... Never mind. It's a dumb theory. I was going to say it was all sexual... but everything is sexual... but alcohol.
I wouldn't say I'm a method actor. I do research when I feel I don't have enough experience for the part I'm playing.
There's a beauty in being part of a band, when there's equality and trust.
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
Here's the teaching point, if you're teaching kids about intelligence and policy: Intelligence does not absolve policymakers of responsibility to ask tough questions, and it doesn't absolve them of having curiosity about the consequences of their actions.
A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.
And I like to keep whatever is mine remaining that way. It's a funny little game to play and it's a slippery slope. I always say to myself I'm never going to give anything away because there's never any point or benefit for me.
Indeed, our particular concept of private property, which deters us from exhausting the positive resources of the earth, favors pollution.
Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I'm not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors.
Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor.
My house was bugged. They couldn't find any information on me being a subversive because I happen to love America I just don't like some of the things the government is doing.
Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form.
To put yourself in another's place requires real imagination, but by doing so each Girl Scout will be able to love among others happily.
Juliette Gordon Low
No matter how dark things may get in a story, I feel it's the responsibility of the storyteller to leave the audience with at least a shred of hope.
We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all the motives which produced them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I'm doing 'Les Miserables,' the movie. I've done a lot of musicals and a lot of movies, and I know there are not a lot of people in Hollywood who have been down those two paths so I've been like, 'Come on, let's do a movie/musical.'
I hope I die before I get old.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
It's a matter of life and death for this country. The Kenyan forests are facing extinction and it is a man-made problem.
Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!
Diversity of thought and culture and religion and ideas has been the strength of America.
When you consider all the stars I have managed, mere submarines make me smile.
Reading poetry gives me a sense of calm, well-being, and love for humanity - the same stuff more flexible women get from yoga.
J. Courtney Sullivan
Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.
The point of power is always in the present moment.
Louise L. Hay
My dad was a football player - a soccer player - for Manchester United, and I loved playing football, but I also happened to be the guy in class who was pretty good at sight reading. My teacher gave me scripts, and I was very comfortable.
Global Warming: It is a hoax. It is bad science. It is high-jacking public policy. It is the greatest scam in history.
You know, the BBC had not been particularly generous in its deliverance of blues and esoteric kinds of music.
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
I'm quite ignorant about fashion and I'm colourblind, so it's all a tad tricky. My only knowledge of that world comes through Christopher Bailey, whom I first met in 2008 when I did a campaign for Burberry that featured musicians, artists, actors and sportsmen.
When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge.
What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
A lot of times on tour it's about, 'OK, where am I today? Wow, I'm in Costa Rica. What is their famous dish?' And it's about trying the food, and really experiencing it.
There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.
The most important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
Sir William Bragg
In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages.
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