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I grew up on hip-hop. I grew up on Run-D.M.C., Whodini, LL when I was in college, so I'm more of a music fan. I probably have the most eclectic collection of music in my Grand Cherokee. Literally, in a span of a week, I'll go from 2Pac to Boyz II Men to Sister Hazel, right down to West Side Story or the Wiz. I love show tunes.
I like to think that the Grand Prix helped Long Beach to pretty much change its image.
Idris Elba is a grand actor. He's very larger than life; he's bigger than life.
I don't really set out to explore grand themes. I set out to tell a story. And one I have to be able to imagine right through.
Often, organizations need bold, grand gestures to galvanize people towards a new mission or refocus their attention.
I always think the everyday is more relevant than anything too grand because we all have to deal with it.
There is something mighty suspicious about declaring an emergency for something that has yet to show itself to be a grand pandemic.
The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.
If we use goods made from raw materials that are obtained from a poor country without the proceeds being used to benefit the people of that country, we become complicit in a particularly iniquitous form of grand larceny.
When you're at a certain point in your time - age, that is, when you're older - you start to realize that, actually, what you leave behind you does count, and so you start to become fundamentally aware of your own destiny, which sounds very grand. It's not grand at all, actually.
I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel's suitcase.
Not to say that corporations are perfect today, but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense progress in translating some of their past environmentally damaging practices into new profit opportunities.
Grand Slam losses are hard. I treat myself after losses though, I usually go to McDonald's and I have a hamburger and you know, something. Because you know, you just need to be nice to yourself sometimes after the loss.
I tend to like to make my statements more in fashion than in beauty, because what I normally respond to is when someone looks really effortless and deconstructed, beauty-wise, and they're fashion is really grand. Someone like Kate Moss is a great example.
President Obama can talk about having no grand schemes and making no big gains, but the reality is he can't get anything of significance through Congress.
What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense.
I don't make big grand gestures, generally.
Politicians wanted to mine the Grand Canyon for zinc and copper, and Theodore Roosevelt said, 'No.'
I didn't grow up with Broadway music. My mother played Perry Como, while I listened to Andy Williams records. Later on it was Cream, Grand Funk Railroad and lots of R&B like the Isley Bros. and Parliament.
I think it's important to do a good job and not to feel that you've got to make grand gestures, but just to get on and deliver.
All correct reasoning is a grand system of tautologies, but only God can make direct use of that fact.
Christianity makes of life a moral drama in which we play a starring role and in which the most ordinary events take on a grand significance.
I think that, by comparison with $2,000 bottles of grand cru Burgundies, first-rate barolos, which sell for under $100, are undervalued ten-fold.
A grand jury hears only one side - that of the prosecutor.
I think some of this fascination with the 'Arab Spring' is just a grand experiment with Israel's survival.
I am free to confess that I am disappointed with the Yosemite valley. It seems only about one-half as grand as the American Fork canyon.
Heber J. Grant
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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