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The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility.
Every boy needs a role model that he can be proud of and talk about to the other kids in the playground.
I like looking feminine and I enjoy being a role model. I enjoy being a woman. It all comes down to having the confidence to be who you are.
Wikistrat is my ninth start-up, so I've been through this process a few times. You have to go with what works. The power of example is compelling, so model the ideas that you want someone to understand.
Thomas P.M. Barnett
I was very fortunate to have some great mentors. A father that was always in my life set the example every day at home. Everybody asks me, 'What was your role model?' My role model slept 20 feet from me every night. I could always go talk to him and ask him questions no matter what it was about.
So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off - we've done enough consolidation; we've got enough critical mass.
I love cities, and I love city governments in particular. But in politics it would have taken me 8 years from implementing a policy before I would get to see the feedback. With programming I could model the same policies and see the impact immediately. Technology is a far more efficient way to test.
Most of the fans have ideas about their perfect phone. But many of them can't do it because building a phone is tough. So they would give us feedback about the features that they think should be included in our next model. And if we incorporated that in our new phone, they will share the good news with their friends.
We think Android is very, very fragmented, and becoming more fragmented by the day. And as you know, Apple strives for the integrated model so that the user isn't forced to be the systems integrator.
The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?
Being a role model is cool and a great honor. I'm grateful to be considered one and will live up to that title by encouraging kids to eat their Wheaties and brush their teeth often.
A good model of how to 'work with the enemy' internally is presented by the Dalai Lama, in his endless caretaking of his soul as he confronts the Chinese government that invaded Tibet.
I guess any movie actor can become a role model for audiences out there who enjoy him.
Up until the First World War, when people turned anti-German, Germany had been described by American political scientists as the model of democracy.
India should walk on her own shadow - we must have our own development model.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
We have the British motor industry as a role model for what happens when you try to save an industrial dinosaur. Britain was the first country to industrialise and the first to de-industrialise. We should learn from this.
P. J. O'Rourke
I've always been very curious about fringe cultures where people temporarily adopt a different social model or way of presenting themselves.
Faith Hill is a big role model.
First and foremost, we need to be the adults we want our children to be. We should watch our own gossiping and anger. We should model the kindness we want to see.
I never thought that I'd be a role model. Everyone kind of just made me a role model, and I hated that.
I feel like I'm held more accountable to stay healthy now because now I'm a role model to young girls to not have eating issues and to not say, 'Hey, it's OK to starve yourself' or 'It's OK to throw up after your meals' - that's not OK.
Scientology is a model control system, a state in fact with its own courts, police, rewards and penalties.
William S. Burroughs
I'm not saying I'm the perfect role model. But I'm honest. Period.
As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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