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  • You look back and you remember the good, the bad and the ugly.
  • I've been really trying to hone the art of songwriting in a way that doesn't follow any sort of guideline.
  • I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience.
  • The president of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the commander of the armed forces, full stop.
  • I listen to music because that's such a huge part of my process; not to sound super pretentious, but that's a big part of what helps me get in character.
  • Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
  • We already live a very long time for mammals, getting three times as many heartbeats as a mouse or elephant. It never seems enough though, does it?
  • What you put into life is what you get out of it.
  • Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself.
  • I like getting up early. I get up around five.
  • In the beginning, when I was trying to write, I couldn't turn off the outside world to the extent that I can now.
  • It's hard to say what role race really played in my case.
  • Under Obamacare - which placed 159 federal agencies, commissions, and bureaucracies between patients and doctors - patients not only face dramatically higher health care costs, they've also lost the power to choose the options right for them.
  • In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we're offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities - and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving.
  • I was always looking for evidence of these common musical roots, but I was too young to know that what I was doing was called ethnomusicology.
  • I simply want to do what I can to have the best Congress possible representing the American people.
  • I'm against big bureaucracy in Washington making health care decisions. I just have an aversion to bureaucrats. But it's not just government bureaucrats. I don't like HMO bureaucrats and insurance company bureaucrats either.
  • Sufficient for me is that honour which is not seen of men but is felt in the heart, as faithful is He who hath promised and who never lies.
  • I never went to my high school dance, and didn't date much.
  • I wouldn't mind being a fly on the wall in a few Victorian parlours.
  • I am very lucky that I have talented and creative people around me. Also, mediation has been a very big part of my freedom, because it allows me to watch all the things going on and allows me to focus.
  • I remember I grew up in Pasadena in a very, kind of, homogeneous, kind of, suburban existence and then I went to college at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. And there were all these, kind of, hipster New York kids who were so-called 'cultured' and had so much, you know, like knew all the references and, like, already had their look down.
  • And 'Queer Eye' is fascinating. It has a pinch-me-I'm-dreaming quality. It's very bourgeois, of course, and much more about the liberation of the consumer than the liberation of the democratic citizen.
  • I had to lie so much about sex, first when I was 15, because I wasn't supposed to be having it. And then when I got older, I lied to everybody I was having sex with, so I could have sex with other people.
  • Nobody who knows me and loves me dearly would ever call me adaptable or flexible. I'm not.
  • My career is an open book, but my life is not.
  • In being aware of others' hunger, we contribute to a more empathic world.
  • In most conventional novels, God is not allowed to be nuts. Nor are nuts allowed to be God.
  • Saying that we should stop nanoscience is tantamount to saying we should stop science.
  • I didn't want kabobs, Afghan music, and rules that required girls to be carefully monitored. I wanted mac and cheese, country music, and independence.
  • I can't wait 'til the world embraces Chicago - not only for our talent, but just to visit our city and not be so scared to come to it and not be subjected to what people's perception is of it.
  • The best things in life are usually difficult.
  • I've probably said that in every feature I've been in. I've been repeatedly defined as the girlfriend or wife.
  • We need to ensure our men and women in uniform are equipped with the very best money can buy. We also have to make sure critical military technologies are developed in America and that the U.S. defense manufacturing base remains healthy and strong.
  • I think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it?
  • When I started working on 'Michael And Michael,' it was my life for three to four months, and then suddenly it's gone.
  • We live in a world where action is what counts.
  • Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.
  • Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that Americans don't want to do the jobs.
  • There was a mission: To match the cover of 'Extraordinary' to the cover of the paperback 'Impossible,' which was commercially successful. Consider the outdoor natural setting, the single girl in motion with her hair blowing, and the cursive font used for the title; both covers have these in common.
  • I wasn't always a writer. When I went to college and majored in fine arts, I was a painter. Then I was a stay-at-home mom.
  • We are trying to prove that the blues lives on forever and anybody in this place can sing the blues.
  • It's hard for me to imagine a philosopher disconnected from the world, indifferent to the cares of his country, unmoved by poverty, unemployment: I am a committed citizen.
  • I don't really have a preferred genre. It's more up to the individual project itself and if I feel compelled by it.
  • Librarians are teaching the next generation how to use digital media responsibly.
  • Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
  • I just grow a terrible mustache, so I try to use my neckbeard as a substitute. And when I get lazy, I don't shave that often.
  • Audiences respond in entirely different ways. One thing is unanimous - music binds us altogether.