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Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it.
I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself.
People are constantly asking Portia and me if we are going to have children. We thought about it. We love to be around children after they've been fed and bathed. But we ultimately decided that we don't want children of our own. There is far too much glass in our house.
As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
I've never looked at myself and said that I need to be a certain way to be around a certain sort of people. I've always wanted to stay true to myself, and I've managed to do that. People have to accept that.
Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating.
Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us.
The welfare state is collapsing all around us. There are people that realize that we can't go on this way, but I'm not sure how many people realize how close we are to the collapse of the U.S. financial system.
There is just no getting around that turning bad things into good things is up to you.
I was not naturally talented. I didn't sing, dance or act, though working around that minor detail made me inventive.
I'm enamored with the art world. Anytime you look at anything that's considered artistic, there's a commercial world around it: the ballet, opera, any kind of music. It can't exist without it.
I would prefer to have no money but to have a nice family and good friends around.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.
Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did, I'm used to having a few guns around to protect me.
Actually I am very glad that people can buy Armani - even if it's a fake. I like the fact that I'm so popular around the world.
I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it's like climbing a mountain or building a building. It's a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself.
Rock 'n' roll is ridiculous. It's absurd. In the past, U2 was trying to duck that. Now we're wrapping our arms around it and giving it a great big kiss.
For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.
I never said I wanted to be around for a long time. I always said I wanted to be here for a good time.
Reason enables us to get around in the world of ideas, but cannot prescribe our thoughts.
In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
When you're around me and really see that all I do is live and breathe for my work, it's not strange, it's just Gaga.
And then when all around grows dark, when we feel utterly alone, when all men right and left pass us by and know us not, a forgotten feeling rises in the breast.
The true history of my administration will be written 50 years from now, and you and I will not be around to see it.
George W. Bush
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
If you've earned a position, be proud of it. Don't hide it. I want to be recognized. When I hear people say, 'There's Joan Crawford!' I turn around and say, 'Hi! How are you!'
People have a right to ask questions and dig deep when you're hurting people and things around you.
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