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  • To lose your everyday life of surfing and being creative on waves, enjoying the ocean - that's scary to me. It was essential to at least try surfing again and get out there and see how it went.
  • I've always lived my gymnastics career with a lot of passion and a lot of purpose.
  • Of causes, some are complete and primary, others auxiliary and proximate. Hence, when we say that all things come about through fate by antecedent causes, we do not mean this to be understood as 'by complete and primary causes,' but 'by auxiliary and proximate causes.'
  • We didn't talk about the decision at all, which was great, just to get together as friends. The only thing he said to me was 'It's your decision. Just do what you have to do and I will back you 100 per cent.
  • The star of oil and vinegar and the oil and vinegar of the stars.
  • For anyone who works in front of an audience there is no thrill quite like that of feeling and hearing the evidence of the audience members' enjoyment. Laughter and applause really are powerful.
  • Publicity is like poison; it doesn't hurt unless you swallow it.
  • For organizations seriously committed to making teamwork a cultural reality, I'm convinced that 'the right people' are the ones who have three virtues in common - humility, hunger, and people smarts.
  • I really don't have a favorite team.
  • We are not saving lives. We are selling dreams.
  • What I like about sceptics is that in good science you need critics that make you think: 'Crumbs, have I made a mistake here?' If you don't have that continuously, you really are up the creek. The good sceptics have done a good service, but some of the mad ones I think have not done anyone any favours.
  • I suppose you just feel on an instinctive level if something is honest.
  • I believe that if you eat well, you work even better.
  • I went to college parties when I was at an appropriate age to go to college parties.
  • I never understood the realism of an imaginary circumstance. While I was doing 'Smoke Signals,' I relied on my instinct and what I grew up with. I had this energy, but it was a one-dimensional thing.
  • Fortunately, I can play a lot of golf with my job.
  • I think life on the road really suits very egotistical men. It's set up for kings.
  • Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal.
  • There's just something about vampires that's sexy. It's the same reason why women go for the bad boy - you want them but you shouldn't have them.
  • I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting now.
  • I was a huge fan of Bobby Cox, a huge fan of Chipper Jones and John Smoltz. And just those guys, I grew up watching those guys and often wondered early on in my career if I would ever have the chance to play for the Atlanta Braves, and there it was. God kind of answered my prayers.
  • Look at Jane Austen. Her characters derive in a reasonably straight line from fairy tales.
  • If everything gets too serious for me on the album, I get kinda bored. I've got to have some kind of jovial things in there.
  • I remember my father saying to me once, 'I finally know how to describe you, Charlotte. You're prickly.' And he was right - prickly is a very good description. If I had to be an animal, I'd probably be a porcupine.
  • I was initially a leading man, but only on television.
  • The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off.
  • I do not welcome advice from actors; they are here to act.
  • I learned early that you only have so much energy to give. You have to spend it correctly.
  • I don't like failing at anything.
  • A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot.
  • Radio continues to be the very best advertising music performers have. No one who ever grabbed a Grammy got there without radio.
  • No level of border security, no wall, doubling the size of the border patrol, all these things will not stop the illegal migration from countries as long as a 7-year-old is desperate enough to flee on her own and travel the entire length of Mexico because of the poverty and the violence in her country.
  • I knew that Steve Harvey had a good, solid message to share, and I wanted to use my knowledge and skills as a relationship author to help him bring his message to those who were willing to receive it.
  • I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking.
  • I consider myself to be quite persuasive when I want.
  • I sat down to try to write 'Edinburgh,' an autobiographical novel, and that took five years to write and two years to sell.
  • I think I was probably a cowboy in a past life.
  • Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.
  • I try to, at least, think very melodically, and my band forces me to think very melodically.
  • Uncharted territory is a good place to be in.
  • My academic specialization is Arab-Israel relations.
  • Millions of Americans were duped by the federal government and the Federal Reserve into buying homes they could not afford and failed to count the cost. When the financial crisis of 2008 hit, they could not keep up the monthly mortgage payments and defaulted.
  • I liked the first 'Kung Fu Panda.'
  • I've had my taste of intense fame, and I've got it out of my system. Now I'm free to choose parts which fulfil me in different ways.
  • I like to do comedy. It's my real passion. I want to make people laugh.
  • I think I pick more winners than losers.
  • Wanting to take a light camera with me when I climb or do mountain runs has kept me using exclusively 35 mm.
  • Ultimately as a leader, you're evaluated on how you interact with people. If you do it well, you develop a reputation as effective leader. If you don't, you develop a reputation for being a highly ineffective leader.