The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
This is a global fight to get the right people in the right place and we're talking about people with PhDs in engineering, computer science, mathematics.
Funny things happen to you in movies for silly reasons.
Well, my mom taught public school music for almost 40 years. And she's about 5 feet - and very mighty. And she would control her kids a lot by giving them the eye, or the stare.
I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about.
It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to.
I'm not good at normal things. I can't drive a car. I couldn't read till I was 10.
Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts.
Zionism was originally a rebellion against religious Judaism and the PLO Charter was essentially secularist. But because the conflict was allowed to fester without a resolution, religion got sucked into the escalating cycle of violence and became part of the problem.
I have a character failing. I am quite incapable of identifying with anything whole-heartedly. Whatever I am doing, I am always planning to do something else. I would rather travel than arrive.
Man's biggest mistake is to believe that he's working for someone else.
We must do better or perish as the nation we know today.
Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.
My mom was dying for me to write a book, she was my biggest advocate.
It is a rare person who wants to hear want he doesn't want to hear.
That is a Medieval way of drawing history, in which they do not respect the law and want the rest of the world to respect the law. That's not possible.
You can't be a great mum and work the whole time necessarily those two things aren't ideal. We have an awful lot to work on and to debate about in relation to our working lives, because it isn't working for a lot of people, particularly for a lot of women.
Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good.
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
Charles Caleb Colton
While the recent addition of the National Guard providing a support role manning computers and cameras has allowed more Border Patrol agents to work the field, more agents are still needed.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
I remember my mom saying to me that what your friends do is one thing, but what you do could be on the front page of the paper.
Scientology is probably one of the most misunderstood things, and it's sad that it's so misunderstood.
People wrestle sometimes making movies, and I think that conflict is a very essential thing. I think a lot of very happy productions have produced a lot of very banal movies.
I've always felt that what I have going for me is not my imagination, because everyone has an imagination. What I have is a relentlessly controlled imagination. What looks like wild invention is actually quite carefully calculated.
I mean, death is a serious thing, certainly not to be sneezed at.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Women have this obsession with shoes.
We all know funny people who can't get it down on the page - even funny writers who can't get it down on the page.
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this.
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
I've been giving free money seminars for the troops at Walter Reed Hospital and one of the Iraqi War Vets realized that the military wouldn't pay for the dental work he needed.
In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time.
George J. Mitchell
Brains don't really smell, but what's amazing about the brain is that it's almost like scrambled eggs or soft tofu, almost like a gel. The brain controls so much of what we do, but you could put your finger right through it.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
Obamacare is a seriously flawed law that makes health care coverage less affordable, costs taxpayers more than advertised and fails to deliver on most of its other grand promises.
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