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New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city.
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.
The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it.
Edward de Bono
I will be a role model for cancer patients for the rest of my life. But you know what? When I was getting chemo, those people inspired me.
It's almost ingrained in people that, just like you can't be a smart model, you can't be a good-looking cook.
Giada De Laurentiis
Not everybody is some kind of media model.
I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else.
I'm a pretty girl who's a model who doesn't suck as an actress.
You know, I want to help my country. Definitely I can help them, simply by winning races. Sure, they can follow my path to a good career. But for me it is not enough. I want to be more than that. In everything I want to be a role model.
I'm not photographing the model in the classic sense; the model is playing a part in my photographs. It's more like theater. I always work with models I know, and I let them participate in deciding how to act their part.
People always think that if you eat anything as a model, it's amazing. I used to tease them and say, you know I'm going to throw up afterwards.
What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don't they?
No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me.
Logic is a poor model of cause and effect.
There might be a different model for a literary community that's quicker, more real-time, and involves more spontaneity.
Sometimes I think fiction exists to model the way God might think of us, if God had the time and inclination to do so.
If you think of a work of fiction as a kind of scale model of the world, then the positive valences - where things turn out better than you thought they would - ought to be in there somewhere, too.
I like, for instance, 'Serpico.' I enjoyed playing Serpico because Frank Serpico was there. He existed. He was a real life person and I could - I could embody him. I could, you know, I could work and get to know him and have him help me with the text, the script and become him. It's almost like a painter having a model to become.
I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.
Jellyfish serve as a model for bioengineers for the same reason yeast were once so valuable to geneticists: they're simple to deconstruct.
Look up the word role in the dictionary and you'll see it means playing a part. That's why I call myself a real model.
It feels great to be a role model and I'm very careful with the things I do. I'm not perfect, I do make a lot of mistakes, but I try my best.
I was lucky to have a successful career as a model, but that was just a way to pay off my college loans.
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
Yves Saint Laurent
Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending.
What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Every public school in the country should have a nutrition-education curriculum. We're creating a pilot program at my son's school. We are looking to create a replicable model that can help bring good nutrition to all children.
I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that's all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting.
McSweeney's as a publishing company is built on a business model that only works when we sell physical books. So we try to put a lot of effort into the design and production of the book-as-object.
To me, the print business model is so simple, where readers pay a dollar for all the content within, and that supports the enterprise.
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