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I like to use the analogy of going to the gym. If you go to the gym and your goal is, 'I want to look just like David Beckham,' then that drives you to do certain things. You may never look like Beckham, but it is a goal. Cities need the same thing. They need a vision and a plan for their ideal physique.
My goal is just to get healthy as far as what my ideal weight has to be for my height.
My perfect first date? Maybe a concert or a football game. That would be my ideal first date, but would the girl like it? I don't know.
I had a wonderful mother who wanted my sister and me to have everything, even though money was a very prominent thing we didn't have. But we had a very happy childhood - pretty much ideal, in fact.
You can, I think, have a quiet and steady protagonist and not run the risk of terminal dullness as long as exciting things happen to them and around them, and crime is the ideal genre for making this come about.
As a female, you are often being asked by directors to be warmer, softer, flirt more, smile more etc... None of those things are bad, and obviously we are capable of a variety of human behavior, but it gets really old having to play into somebody's stereotype or ideal.
Trieste Kelly Dunn
For me the ideal date would be to drink wine in the backyard under the stars, listen to music and just talk. Then we'd eat steak and, later, dessert. If all went as planned, we'd save some of the dessert and play with it while making out.
I don't have the ideal body type for BMX, but just with anything, you have your pros and your cons. And being small kind of allows me to maneuver through the other bigger riders and make passes they couldn't necessarily make.
Finding love is a fixation now, and that's because although romantic love can sometimes cause a lot of suffering, it can also give people peaks of happiness that come very close to our ideal of 'the happy state.'
The trend in some of the contemporary movements in art, but by no means all, seems to deny this ideal and to me appears to lead to a purely decorative conception of painting.
Socialism is the ideal state, but it can never be achieved while man is so selfish.
Becoming the new feminine ideal requires just the right combination of insecurity, exercise, bulimia and surgery.
I'm the kind of parent who asks my kids questions like, 'What would be your ideal thing to do in the summer?'
Open government is, within limits, an ideal that we all share. U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed it when he took office in January 2009.
The spirit of an age may be best expressed in the abstract ideal arts, for the spirit itself is abstract and ideal.
In ideal form of social control is an atomised collection of individuals focused on their own narrow concern, lacking the kinds of organisations in which they can gain information, develop and articulate their thoughts, and act constructively to achieve common ends.
Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.
An aging writer has the not insignificant satisfaction of a shelf of books behind him that, as they wait for their ideal readers to discover them, will outlast him for a while.
I believe that ideal character in its perfection is potentially in every man who is born into the world.
George Edward Woodberry
Thousands of years of human history have shown that the ideal setting for children to grow up is with a mother and a father committed to one another, living together, and sharing the responsibility of raising their children.
I am often asked which of my films has come closest to my own ideal of performance, and I always answer, 'Educating Rita.'
The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other.
James A. Garfield
Sweet potatoes are ideal for lazy days: just bake, then mash and mix with yogurt, butter or olive oil.
In government-directed economies, the collective takes priority over the individual. The moral ideal is equal results. That approach could not be further removed from the real world.
My ideal citizen is the self-employed, homeschooling, IRA-owning guy with a concealed-carry permit.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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