You have to be patient, efficient with your moves, and attuned to what's happening with your body physically. The key is not to rush or panic. You wait and wait and wait - and then strike.
Guru always titled the Gang Starr albums. But once it came to 'Hard to Earn,' he wanted me to title it.
Teach the kids. They need to learn how to handle, grow and multiply money. It's basic and should be taught at an early stage.
As an athlete, you learn to keep pushing through the pain until the pain eventually becomes unbearable. Even then, you are told to continue.
As a young girl, I watched my mother hand-stitch thobes while sitting on the floor with a lamp at her side. She would make the small designs of flowers and different shapes. Just thinking about it brings up so many memories of my mother and how proud she was of being Palestinian.
With a fixed mindset, you're so worried about how smart or talented you are, you don't take on challenges. You don't try new things.
I lived at home and found myself really, really lonely because all my friends were enjoying college and partying, and I didn't have that.
I love to sew. But when it's something that's being repetitive over and over and over again, it takes a toll.
I enjoy tequila, which has a strange effect on people and makes parties more fun than warm white wine.
I've always built furniture and done farm work.
When you're placed in a world where survival is the main focus, a lot of that other stuff, like wrongdoings in the past, become obsolete. You have to focus on the here and now.
When I was around 12 or so, I saw 'The Shining.' I just remember that being a turning point for me, where I started to think about the fact that there was a hand behind the film. That it wasn't just this magical story being told - there were actual people crafting these films, and they were works of art.
What's the good of Twitter if you can't tweet cute... Twitter's so silly. I tweet about my rabbit a lot.
The clarinet chose me more than I chose the clarinet.
Ideas are the easy part. I spend a lot of time batting them away, trying to keep them from distracting me from what I actually have to focus on and finish. A lot of times, they are a siren temptress beckoning me with the promise of a much shorter, simpler, more slender novel over the horizon, but of course that's very dangerous.
For cool things to happen, you have to get out of your comfort zone.
I still have the Triumph Palm Beach I was given for Christmas when I was 11. By today's standards, it is heavy and slow, but was my pride and joy at the time.
There is evidence that we are headed into what would be the planet's sixth mass extinction. It's hard to know for sure if you're in one because a mass extinction is an event where over 75 percent of the species on the planet die out over a - usually about a million-year period. The fastest it might happen is in hundreds of thousands of years.
Interactive storytelling emphasizes a personal connection with the characters. It is a powerful tool that can draw you so deeply into the world of a story that you lose sight of it as a story. You think you are there - at least, if it is done right.