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I like to say, jazz music is kind of like my musical equivalent of comfort food. You know, it's always where I go back to when I just want to feel sort of grounded.
There's something grounded about 'Ugly Americans,' so I think it's good that I'm playing a version of myself in these elevated cartoon circumstances.
During his brilliant campaign, President Obama wove a powerful narrative about the American we all hope for. And that hope was grounded in a very powerful reality: President Obama's own inspiring life story.
Cynthia P. Schneider
I think I've actually had a pretty standard upbringing. My parents are really normal, so I've always had them around to keep me grounded.
With my first pay cheque I sent my parents to Jamaica, so they actually got passports! They're pretty grounded; it wasn't until they saw the trailer for 'Battleship' that they were like, 'Ooh, this is a big movie, isn't it?'
Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened.
My whole family has been such a great support, and they're the ones who have kept me grounded and allowed me to be who I am today.
Honestly, what keeps me grounded is my faith and my value system.
My grandmother was the daughter of pioneers, as was my grandfather, and they were farmers. And they worked the land, and there is a grounded value system that becomes inherent in knowing what's real and what's powerful. And understanding the material nature of not only man, but beasts and profit and all of those things that you fight for.
The reality of marriage as the union of a mother and a father is grounded in our very biology.
Salvatore J. Cordileone
Acting is such a crazy industry, but kite boarding keeps me grounded.
I don't know how the other senators see me. I hope they see me as a farmer. That's really what I am. But I don't think they see me on a tractor or fixing equipment. I hope they see me grounded, as somebody who has common sense.
I love Pittsburgh because it's a humble city. It's really grounded in its rich history and culture.
My friends will help me stay grounded, and so will my family.
So without that Canadian invention we were grounded. And so that was a really important and key part of the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it.
I am not a mathematician, but I was aware that for centuries, mathematics was considered the queen of the sciences because it claimed certainty. It was grounded on some fundamental certainties - axioms - that led to others.
I was grounded for all of my childhood. Not most - all.
I know people sometimes have this fantasy about Cornwall. But the Cornish are so grounded.
A lot of people my age who are working right now have never acted; they get a show and suddenly they're making millions. It's always those people who get it fast who have the most trouble staying grounded and being themselves.
The best jujitsu practitioners are really serene and grounded.
Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another.
One way to stay grounded in the entertainment industry is to surround yourself with very good people that will constantly remind you how uncool you are.
Also, most people read fiction as an escape - and I wonder whether my books aren't a bit too grounded in reality to reach the widest possible audience.
I'm really grounded and quite hippie, wanting to nurture and have children and be quiet.
I'm quite grounded.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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