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Young people need models, not critics.
I paint mostly from real life. It has to start with that. Real people, real street scenes, behind the curtain scenes, live models, paintings, photographs, staged setups, architecture, grids, graphic design. Whatever it takes to make it work.
I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.
Parents must lead by example. Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children's first and most important role models.
I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Children need models rather than critics.
I've never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.
There's room for role models who make mistakes.
The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
Two sittings a day of my models and I'm totally exhausted.
So everyone has that problem, models have that problem, too.
I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that.
Because I'm on the runway with some of the best models in the industry.
There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more than an abridged dictionary.
Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions, or bad decisions, and haven't been good role models. To be someone that people look up to is important to me.
I had many teachers that were great, positive role models and taught me to be a good person and stand up and be a good man. A lot of the principals they taught me still affect how I act sometimes and it's 30 years later.
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
Health care is one-sixth of our economy. If the government can control that, they can control just about everything. We need to understand what is going on, because there are much more economic models that can be used to give us good health care than what we have now.
I'm not paid to be a role model, parents should be role models.
For only as we ourselves, as adults, actually move and have our being in the state of love, can we be appropriate models and guides for our children. What we are teaches the child far more than what we say, so we must be what we want our children to become.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
As a graduate student, I wrote a long paper connecting the dots between mathematical models of learning and language development in children. It was published in a major journal.
Models now need to promote themselves, think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things. Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.
Our children need to see and hear about more black role models in many fields so they can make better choices.
The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
We can pay the ecological debt by changing economic models, and by giving up luxury consumption, setting aside selfishness and individualism, and thinking about the people and the planet Earth.
So when it came to role models, I looked at presidents' wives. Of course, you're talking about a farm girl who stood in the fields, dreaming, years ago, wishing she was that kind of person. But if I had been that kind of person, do you think I could sing with the emotions I do? You sing with those emotions because you've had pain in your heart.
I believe that everybody has the right to view his or her own body as a palette. However, I think intellectuals should at least try to be role models.
There are relatively few role models for young people. We are in a society that is ruled by men.
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
Daniel J. Boorstin
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