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  • If you look at the pipeline of women moving up through the organisation, it's a matter of time and experience that they develop and performance that allows them to move into senior levels.
  • The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions.
  • The most important part of fashion photography, for me, is not the models; it's not the clothes. It's that you are responsible for defining what a woman today is. That, I think, is my job.
  • If you work with Jim Carrey, you're working with the best.
  • I had dropped out of school and was a runaway, so I didn't have family to fall back on if I didn't work. I didn't have a lot of other options of making money other than modeling.
  • Sometimes when the going gets tough, people give up.
  • I don't think nobody should compare me to anyone, 'cause, at the end of the day, you've got a 'Pac, you've got Snoop, you got Tip, you got Wayne - there's only one Jeezy, man. Ain't nobody walked in these shoes but me.
  • My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me.
  • My favorite band is Yes. They are all phenomenal musicians, and yes, this means I'm subject to ridicule from co-workers and occasionally from my wife, three kids, and even our Labradoodle pup.
  • As many of you know I travel a good bit and do not get to see my friends and family as much as I would like.
  • The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons.
  • I recognize I have faults. I'm accountable for them, and I try to do what I can to correct them. I will say that it's unfortunate that everything I do is scrutinized to the point that it is. Frankly, I don't watch the news, I stay away from political conversations.
  • Interesting enough, we had a reunion of the 12 of us who graduated, right? The only one who wasn't there was the guy who became a priest, and he was literally in prison in Libya, for being a Catholic priest. Isn't that interesting? Everybody else made the reunion but that guy.
  • We are all born mad. Some remain so.
  • I am George Cockcroft. But when I come to England or Europe, where the name Luke Rhinehart is better known, then I use that name.
  • I always admired the beautiful stars of Hollywood and dreamt of becoming one of them.
  • I had a prostatectomy in the fall and fortunately it was encapsulated and I didn't have to go through chemotherapy.
  • I need to learn every day.
  • I'm not 20 anymore, and I feel it.
  • As for the financial world - I've been working in the Forbes building for eight years. You soak up a little bit of ambient stuff about all this - I know what a gold straddle is, what the Lombard rate is.
  • Growing up in inner-city Glasgow, it sometimes seemed to me money hadn't been invented.
  • I'm happy and at peace with where I am at life.
  • I went through a struggle, and I really needed to get myself together and connect with my purpose, which is music.
  • The life of a female politician makes it hard to combine personal life and work, but I think it is almost a patriotic duty to have children.
  • My role model was my grandfather. He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful you are you have a responsibility to help others.
  • This war so far has cost us $125 billion and counting, because largely we decided to do it on our own, with only the United Kingdom as a paying, fully participating partner.
  • I still feel like that 17-year-old-kid that fell in love with country music, but I also am allowed to write songs about being a man, too, which I think is the coolest place I've ever been in my life.
  • And I asked my mother about it; I said, 'Is there something wrong?' She said, 'God... God makes people. You understand that, don't you?' And I said, 'Yeah!' She said, 'Who makes a rainbow?" I said, 'God.' She said, 'I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.'
  • Perusing colorful storylines on the backs of book jackets, I realized that none of them could possibly be as dramatic as my life to date. Then sadly, I also realized I could never find the ending of my story from the safety of an armchair.
  • I have to say, I have an affinity for Bossanova. It's very warm-sounding to me - lush and simple. I like that.
  • We also listen to PJ Harvey; a lot of driving music. You need something a little more relaxing in the car.
  • There's a spectrum of those moments of connection and the moments we fail to connect, going from super-large successes to failures. Success would be love, I guess, and failure could still be love, but the bad side; and loss.
  • Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price.
  • I did not have a normal life. I'd be training when my sister would be at birthday parties and sleepovers. I finished high school by correspondence, basically working two full-time jobs. The last years were very, very tough. But I was willing to do that. It's all about sacrifice.
  • I have been pulled over, and I have actually worried, 'Is something going to happen to me even though I am a law abiding citizen?' That is a real fear and is something that we have to come to grips with.
  • A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar.
  • Art isn't held with the same high regard as it is after success. In any country, in any language, you're a loser if you're making music until you prove otherwise.
  • I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry, who was drawn on the ball.
  • I just took it one step at a time and let fate determine my destiny.
  • I try to write down every song that comes to me, even though I know that every song that comes to me isn't a song that I need to sing.
  • My upbringing has given me sympathy for the idea of isolation and what it is to be a new person in the room, where everyone else has some amount of familiarity and comfort.
  • My ambition is to further create a signature sound, a signature spirit, that makes some kind of contribution to music in general.
  • I had to make a living, so I got happily diverted into writing about expeditions and adventures.
  • Fifteen is such a weird age to be. Nobody treats you like an adult, but you desperately want to be one. You still have these childlike aspects, but you're just kind of coming into the world.
  • I have seen players and coaches come and go, but through it all, I have always known Cleveland is where I want to retire. But life doesn't always work the way you want it to, and at the end of the day, the saying, 'This is a business,' is unfortunately true.
  • Maybe that's why I like gymnastics - because I like to fly.
  • The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
  • I have a real problem with stillness. With just stopping and being quiet.