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What I would tell young players is that as you get older, the best thing you can do is try to have other interests and have opportunities.
Men and women succeed because they find a field of endeavor that matches their interests and abilities.
The way I see it, commercial interests should manage a lunar base while NASA gets on with the really important task of flying to Mars.
If you try to go beyond your interests just for the sake of pretensions or wealth, your art becomes less legitimate.
Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses' interests, not the members.
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.
People who don't vote have no line of credit with people who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against our interests.
Marian Wright Edelman
Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!'
Governments take too long to get things done and there are far too many varied interests at stake. If you were starting a business today and needed a partner, you would never choose a large bureaucratic institution like the government.
The artist does not illustrate science (but) he frequently responds to the same interests that a scientist does.
The act of writing is a kind of catharsis, a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that. I write because it interests me.
What interests me is what you might call vernacular writing, writing that connects you to a place.
Corporate executives need to re-frame their responsibilities to include the interests of all the stakeholders in society at large; not just shareholders, but also employees, the citizens of our communities, and those who care about the environment.
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
Remy de Gourmont
I have a lot of interests in global issues, as you know, humanity, inequity, arms control, and I continue to be active on all these issues.
Americans think they're the leader of the world and yet can say that they're putting their economic interests ahead of the lives of - quite possibly - tens of millions of people who over the next 50 years will die because of floods or storms or tropical diseases or whatever. I guess that sort of thing makes me angry.
So, the point I'm making is, we are not going to cut spending in Washington if we think it's the job of every congressman and senator is to pave local parking lots and build local sewer plants. These parochial interests are getting in the way of the national interests.
Sometimes I try to concentrate on the story I would like to write, and I realize that what interests me is something else entirely, or, rather, not anything precise but everything that does not fit in what I ought to write.
Do business managers have a commitment to anything more than the success of their company and to making money? It would be hard to say that they do. Indeed, many business leaders deny that there is any conflict between self-interest and the interests of all.
Every profession will have its rogues, of course, no matter what oaths are sworn, but many health care professionals have a real commitment to serving the best interests of their clients.
In a situation where many national leaders do the same thing and look out for national interests, and with an issue like global warming, you're likely to get no solution, so I think you have to have some kind of ethical trump on some of those issues.
Obamacare is the wildly complex Rube Goldberg contraption it is because getting the legislation through Congress required so many political tradeoffs and so many unavoidable deals with so many vested interests. But that's no excuse.
Twitter is just like posting old-fashioned press releases, and it can be very effective in promoting your business interests and charity work.
The extra curricular activity in which I was most engaged - debating - helped shape my interests in public policy.
Today the Internet is run by private sector interests within the United States under the supervision of a nonprofit entity formed by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
John F. Kennedy
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