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  • I think everybody has their pain. For me, the time that I really had to grow up was when I was 15 and I had my best friend die of leukemia. Watching somebody so strong go through that is definitely something that will give you a little bit of depth. There have been a lot of things that have happened in my life that has forced me to grow up.
  • I've had a lot of baptism by fire.
  • I've always enjoyed the teen angst thing. I had a lot of teen angst as I was growing up, so I think I have a lot to say about it through characters before I have to move on.
  • That's been the tragedy of my life, actually. I've always looked younger than I am.
  • I started thinking: 'Okay, what's wrong with wearing a bikini? I look better than I looked in quite a few years, so why not? What am I afraid of?
  • From opposing unfair trade deals to fighting for a fair financial system, Hillary Clinton has shown she puts working families first. She knows as president that her first job will be creating jobs for the middle class. I am proud to endorse her today because I know she will keep Ohio moving forward.
  • Africa's agricultural sector has enormous scope for development, which would benefit both the continent's economy and its people.
  • At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.
  • I was born in Kodiak, and I was raised in a place called Dutch Harbor out on the Aleutian Islands. There's a show called the 'Deadliest Catch' on the Discovery Channel. And they film it on Dutch Harbor where I grew up.
  • The earliest stories in Genesis were not written to tell primeval history. They were written to tell readers about themselves and about God.
  • I still live in an apartment in Paris with my wife. No, we don't have a yacht, but we do have a house in Spain; that is my luxury.
  • In the end, the women can be very rebellious, and very capable and all of that, but if she depends on a man economically, she has few possibilities.
  • The only deadline is the one I give myself.
  • America has faced much more difficult times, including potential national extinction, without flinching.
  • There are all kinds of directors I want to work with and all kinds of films that I want to do.
  • I have mended fences with both my sisters. But do I have their families on my side? Not easily. My one sister, Florence, has two lawyers in the family and two doctors. Of course, I couldn't win that battle.
  • I had heard some Elvis songs on the radio. During Christmastime, they'd play 'Blue Christmas,' and I knew I liked his songs, but I didn't know who it was singing them. I just knew I liked them... I started reading, watching, and just picking up everything I could about him.
  • Randy Wittman told me not to shoot 3-pointers. That got me very uncomfortable. There were certain labels tagged on me very early in my career, spots on the floor where I felt uncomfortable.
  • We're all going about trying to make beauty in the world and trying to make order out of chaos. And that's what art is.
  • The early '20s were like the waist of an hourglass. Lots of things were hurtling toward it and squeezing through it and then hurtling out the other side.
  • Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.
  • I never envisioned when I was reading that comic as a 17-year-old that I would have the opportunity to actually play the character.
  • I've got tons more stuff to do.
  • In the Ghetto, I'd been trying to write for years.
  • I like to do something I fear.
  • There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again.
  • Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
  • That's the beauty of the Internet is that we're no longer tied to our communities by physical connections.
  • In boxing, I had a lot of fear. Fear was good. But, for the first time, in the bout with Muhammad Ali, I didn't have any fear. I thought, 'This is easy. This is what I've been waiting for'. No fear at all. No nervousness. And I lost.
  • I keep a notebook in my pocket, and I write down all the stuff we could ever do with Foursquare.
  • I can't argue my way out of a paper bag.
  • I like directing myself; I feel like it's one less person to give notes to. There's an efficiency in it. I'm also kind of a control freak. So I like the fact that it gives me more control in the overall picture.
  • I wasn't obsessed by magic. People say, 'How you can you claim you practiced eight hours a day and weren't obsessed?' Well, people go to a job they don't even like for eight hours a day; it's not obsessive if it's something you like.
  • I'm not an expert, but I want to be.
  • I wanted to write as well as I possibly could to deal with life-and-death problems in contemporary society. And the form of Wilkie Collins and Graham Greene, of Hammett and Chandler, seemed to offer me all the rope I would ever need.
  • The production of natural resources in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, stable natural hydrological cycles, fertile soils, a balanced climate and numerous other vital ecosystem services can only be permanently secured through the protection and sustainable use of biological diversity.
  • When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
  • As a species, we would not have survived without humor.
  • There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity.
  • The next episode of 3D printing will involve printing entirely new kinds of materials. Eventually we will print complete products - circuits, motors, and batteries already included. At that point, all bets are off.
  • All I want are high heels, high heels. If I was a girl, I'd wear a lot of high heels. High, stiletto heels.
  • Certainly, if you look at human behavior around the world, you have to admit that we can be very aggressive.
  • I've been careful to keep my life separate because it's important to me to have privacy and for my life not to be a marketing device for a movie or a TV show. I'm worth more than that.
  • I can't imagine being mayor and not having had the experience working for President Clinton or President Obama, or, for that matter, working in Congress. On the other hand, I think I would have been a better adviser had I been mayor first. If I had had this job first, I could have seen the implications of things I was doing.
  • I used to have the Range Rover LR3, which I loved very, very much.
  • The human being is not the lord of beings, but the shepherd of Being.
  • If I must choose between healthy and tasty, I go for the second: having only one life to waste, it might as well be a pleasurable one.
  • I think they are looking for publicity and they are looking for a name for themselves.