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I grew up in the ‘70s, so I even love the music that I didn't like from that era.
No one is going to look at the good things you do. Everybody is going to watch the bad things and that is how it is.
In 'BV,' every actor's performance touches your heart. The team on the show is dedicated, which inspires me a lot.
I do theatre for my personal satisfaction and enjoyment.
I don't even listen to peoples' music… I'm really in-tune with my craft, I listen to me all day long.
Energy wise, playing the drums was a lot of fun; I just felt like it was a natural fit for me.
I haven't been an athlete in school or college, though I have played basketball and football.
I love fashion, and I simply enjoy good design in clothes and regard that as one of my hobbies.
Greg Davis, Ron Randleman, David Bailiff, Paul Rhoads, Urban Meyer. I would be remiss if I didn't mention all of them as influences.
The Government has correctly recognised that this E.U. law cannot all be changed into domestic law at once.
For me, the most important thing is that the team should do well.
I think I have the ability and can play a role in T20 cricket for South Africa.
I didn't want to work with my father. I wanted to see if I could develop my own career.
I'd knock people over and bruise their pride, but I never went out to hurt people. That is not acceptable, and I don't want to see it in my team.
Music is something that should give you peace.
The first idea is always the best.
I would love to get Chief Justice John Roberts for an interview. I think that would be fascinating, I think that Supreme Court nominees should do more interviews.
I was impressed by the braking power an F1 car has.
I think that the campaign that Fox Searchlight has thrown for 'Sound of My Voice' honors the film's roots and the film's integrity, and I don't think it overwhelms the film at all.
As you grow older, life seems funnier.
I get one horrible comment very rarely, and I wouldn't say I'm a victim of awful, constant trolling like a lot of people are in the industry.
As an actor, I think it is my responsibility to hold a mirror to the society.
I think the best term limit is to have public financing of campaigns and independent redistricting.
Tough teams win when the shots are not going.
I know what the audience is looking for and have the ability to deliver that content.
I love my ability to generate empathy and compassion within myself and others.
I'm associated with Walt Disney, but dammit, everybody knows that I'm a bottom feeder.
When you go into a show, you pray it's successful, but you just don't know what's going to happen.
The Democratic Party has to be run by progressives... because we can't let another monster like Donald Trump win again... even if we seem impolite in our fight back against him.
You never think about being wide open. I don't know if I can describe the feeling. Tremendous.
I took piano lessons and I wanted to play drums when I was six. Luckily enough, my parents let me have a drum kit in my room - which is kind of crazy.
I'm a video game enthusiast. I love video games! They were a huge part of my upbringing in their early form, when I was all about 'Dig Dug' and 'River Raid.' As they evolved, so did my music-making, and we just kind of grew up together like cool friends.
Scoring in the Derby d'Italia is always important and a source of great satisfaction.
I'm a storyteller.
Democracy's premise rests on the notion that the collective wisdom of the majority will prove right more often than it's wrong; that given sufficient opportunity in the pursuit of happiness, your population will develop its talents, its intellect, its better judgment; that over time its capacity for discernment and self-correction will be enlarged.
The one thing that I learned from politics is you have to know how to watch your own back - and in some instances, you gotta watch your front, too.
It's impossible to predict crises - or to control them once they hit - but you can absolutely prime yourself to ride them out as best as possible.
The arms business is an absolutely acceptable business.
I've been told many times that I should give up trying to find balance in my life, but I refuse.
Writing a novel about feminism can be a thankless task.
I grew up mainly in the Far East, where my father worked for the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, which was then a small, well-run colonial institution and not the global colossus it is today.
As chefs, a lot of the times we lose sight of the fact that we are in the food business and that it needs to make money to survive.
As I get older and more mature, my artwork changes accordingly.
I know I have trouble watching my own films.
I've been fortunate that my career has developed through on-the-job training.
Persuasiveness takes finesse; it takes an understanding of human psychology. And intention is everything.
I think I became an actress because I didn't know who I was, and I certainly didn't like the person I saw when I looked in the mirror.
I guess I sort of got bullied in high school but no more than anyone else. I felt like everyone was weird or different.
Mama showed me that I didn't have to change just because someone else saw things differently. She showed me that having differences is normal and that I didn't have to be afraid of the differences in all of us.
Ninety-eight per cent of all human communication is non-verbal.
When I'm sick, all I want to do is curl up in a ball and sleep for days!
If 'Brexit' really is a political crisis, it should be treated as a political crisis - and not, despite all the market upheaval, a financial or economic one.
We are moving closer to a future where quantified lives will become the norm.
If you ask me what is the best good fortune in my life, of course I say that I have seen in my lifespan the Wall coming down, the reunification.
My childhood ambition was to become a Tooth Fairy. And I do talk about that in my book 'Is You Okay.' My mama always told me to say I wanted to be a corporate lawyer, and today I am much closer to being a Tooth Fairy than I ever was a Corporate Lawyer... so hah hah hah hah.
How do we make a record that's true to the vibe of the band but still maintain the pace of moving forward and doing something fresh?
When you start playing as young as me, and you've been in front of audiences your entire life, this is literally what I grew up doing.
The hardest part about writing any song is, what do you write? And how do I rewrite things? You start to run out of ideas that feel fresh.
I always loved clothes. I grew up in a blue-collar family, but I loved old movies and seeing all those dashing leading men.
Learning is always great!
You really have to think a lot before speaking, and the things that are written about you, sometimes you might not like it.
God instructed Nehemiah to build a wall around Jerusalem to protect its citizens from enemy attack. You see, God is not against building walls!
I am a director's actress in general - I depend a lot on them.
'Free Bird' is timeless, 'Sweet Home' is timeless. They're just timeless songs.
How do you live with one person for 13 years and another for eight and find both as alien as strangers?
All I can start with is what moves me and feels like a great challenge as an actor and I think is saying something unusual or irreverent or human - honest in some way.
I've got Christian Louboutin' s 6 1/4-inch Equestria boots. I wear them so much, I turned the red bottoms brown!
I stand by my belief that individual performances are the most important part of baseball.
Once I will arrive in the ring, I'm going to make the most of this fight because this fight I will remember for the rest of my life. From my point of view, this night is going to be remembered by the British people. Not from the American people as much, but from the British fans here who will watch me beat Canelo Alvarez.
I'm all about peace. I'm all about unity. I'm all about love.
It's hard to be a two-pitch guy. People tell you that, but you don't really believe it.
Creation's highest aim and most sublime result is belief in God. The most exalted rank of humanity is knowledge of God.
I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. I think if you want to change something, change it today and don't wait until the New Year.
My colleagues and I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other Israeli military and security officials to discuss our votes against the terrible Iran deal and to reaffirm our commitment to our longstanding alliance.
I am grateful for the lessons I learned from my parents' sacrifices. They often had trouble making ends meet, so we moved for them to find work. I remember my mom would sometimes take on second jobs, like ironing, just so we could buy groceries.
There's so many levels. You can rise on the day to win a national event or a world title but the level you need to rise to win an Olympics Games is another one altogether.
I have come here only to share the voices and dreams of our children - because they are all our children.
I have no problems with remakes, and I think it's interesting. I mean, coming from the theater, we've been remaking 'Hamlet' for a hundred years, so it's no problem to me at all. A good story can be told in many different ways in different places; I just think it's interesting.
Even if there was an opportunity to school yourself in different characters - characters that have distinct personalities which may be totally different from yours, you have got to completely divorce your own personality to be able to go over to the other personality.
Your life is meant for you to understand and process, not to make anyone else happy.
Film in many ways is very literal.
One of the most precious parts of acting is the work before you show up on the set, the time you spend being with your character before you bring that character to life. To me, that's the most rewarding part of it all. It feels very good to show up on a set just knowing that's with you.
What a war in Iraq will not do is bring about peace in the Middle East or end the injustices that feed resentment and breed terrorists.
I realized that my grandfather walked with Martin Luther King forty years ago. That was his dream. And in his little way, he helped us get closer to where we are today.
What America needs is not Robin Hood but Adam Smith.
To be an original is probably the hardest quality to find if you're a young filmmaker.
I think the last thing you want to do as a writer, as a storyteller, is to create indifference. I don't necessarily go out of my way to provoke, but I would much rather have a song that triggers a whole myriad of reactions than a song that inspires a shrug of the shoulder.
My father is American and deserted the Vietnam War.
I have not eaten a lot of insects. I ate a termite in Africa, but it was on a bet. It was a soldier termite. It was alive, and I don't really recommend the live soldier termite as something you want to start with if you're going to start exploring eating insects.
The Internet has empowered us. It has empowered you, it has empowered me, and it has empowered some other guys as well.
I was so gullible as a kid.
I'd rather be a Jack-of-all-trades than master of one. If I became an icon, where my whole life was music, I would probably have become a vegetable. I wouldn't be able to have all these talents I have today and be an interesting 'character.'
It really is a blessing when two people who are so full of dignity and kindness and really live to make the world a better place get together.
I have a severe Google Reader habit. I think people will use blog forms and Twitter to contrive fiction.
I got it into my head that I had somewhat neglected the guitar, and then I did a record called 'Arena,' and it was not a particularly bad record - it wasn't a bad record at all, but it was built around a certain concept, which is a guitar quartet, with a little bit of augmentation here and there.
I'd never have a facelift, as I have never seen one that looks good.
Evidence of defendants' lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.
If you can't imagine female torch singers and Skrillex-style demon techno onstage at the same moment, you don't know Eurovision.
When I was in high school, I wasn't really popular. I was picked on a lot. And then I did a talent show, and kids started to tell me that I did a good job. It was the first time that my peers told me that they liked what I was doing. Something clicked, and I knew that this is what I wanted to do.
I travel often, which can make maintaining a workout schedule a little difficult, but I try to make time for it whenever I can. Sometimes I wake up extra early so I can fit in a run or a bike ride, and other days I'll just blast music and jump around or watch a 30-minute exercise video.
I love to do things like sail and hike, but they don't give me the satisfaction of knowing the potential of something you've learned in the lab.
The first science fiction show on television was 'Tales Of Tomorrow' using scripts from the radio show 'X-1' which used stories from 'Galaxy Magazine' as its source material.