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I think historically America has been pretty tolerant. It seems when there's a mass influx from one place, that's when it becomes problematic for Americans.
In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the medium itself.
The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group.
Today, music is great for entertainment, but it is lacking soul; it's lacking substance, and it's difficult to find good stuff. There are too many corporate interests. It's not about the actual music because it's about the corporation, and music just becomes part of a package.
As everything becomes digitized, there's the idea that things that can't be digitized become more valuable.
It seems like the older I get, the more unreal the world becomes.
Once you have a child, that becomes your life, and while that's the way it should be, I sort of have a love affair with my work. Having said that, many of us work far too hard and we don't put enough value in the epicurean, sensual part of life.
When you enjoy what you do, work becomes play.
As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
The deeper I get into my life as a musician, I'm discovering that it becomes less and less about other people, and more about what I want to do. And that's a good place to be.
No one becomes an expert in a new career overnight, even if you are coming from another career where you were established and experienced.
The way I think liberties get eroded is not that all of a sudden you become an Orwellian state, but gradually it becomes harder for people with unpopular views to speak out without being in danger, be it from the state or just from the majority of the people who don't like them.
When you have box-office results, Hollywood treats you different. Hollywood stands up. Once you get to the point where Hollywood sees that you create results, then the demand for you becomes higher.
If my assistant goes off and becomes successful, and people want to work with him, I'd take that as a compliment that I'd trained them well.
I am not a celebrity. I work with celebrities, and it is very difficult. When a celebrity wears a dress, it's good for business, so brands fight for the red carpet. Me? I don't like it, because fashion becomes a job about dressing celebrities. And it's a bit boring.
There's an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns, the challenge becomes what to do next?
All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent.
To be happy when you are travelling, you need to be happy inside before you leave. A positive frame of mind will definitely enhance your travelling experience. If I'm not in a positive frame of mind then the whole thing definitely becomes more of a challenge for me.
With glitzy add-ons, the bright, girly dress you bought for daywear becomes fancy enough for evening.
Google's entire business model and its planning for the future are banking on an open and free Internet. And it will not succeed if the Internet becomes overly balkanized.
When I write a goal down - and I truly write them down - it becomes a part of me. That's a contract that I sign with myself to say, 'I don't care what happens - I'm going to stay on this path. I'm going to try and see this through; I'm going to give it my best shot, my best effort.'
When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news. We don't need any reporter telling us how badly we played.
I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I am.
So now is an opportunity for us to stand up and have a good, strong immigration policy to make sure that E- Verify becomes mandatory and we have got to train and properly equip our Border Patrol.
When you get older, your health becomes important to you, things start breaking down, you've always got a different ache or pain.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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