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I think the reason these readers come back to me is because I represent their points of view. It may not be my point of view, but that's OK. Everyone still deserves to have their say.
Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.
Poverty existed before January 20, 2008, OK? Before President Obama took office.
I somewhat joke that I know an awful lot because I learn from my mistakes. I just make a lot of mistakes. It's OK to fail in science just as long as you have the successes to go with the failures.
Anything that is non-violent is OK with me.
My nightmare is that I don't want to be OK.
There are perennial stories like 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Sherlock Holmes' and those sorts of things, which have been around since almost as long as film, and 'Frankenstein' is another one. They're perennial favorites, which get remade every 20 years, and that's OK.
Fear and pain and suffering is not OK for any being to feel intentionally at the hands of us.
I absolutely hate mowing the lawn. When I hear the mowers starting, I want to kill myself: it's the sound of death approaching. Hoovering's OK, but I never in my life wanted to have a lawn and certainly never wanted to mow one.
I do love my country. I don't think I'm particularly a good American. I don't know what makes a good American. Other than somebody who - I like people who let other people alone. I think that's a pretty good American. And I keep my hands to myself. So I'm an OK American.
OK, I've had a life of sort of success, some people know who I am but a lot of people don't. I feel the need to change that still.
My dad has totally taken my Cat Stevens T-shirt, but it's OK; I have his Black Flag one, and that's amazing.
If you knew what you wanted to be when you were 6 years old - great! If you have no idea what you want to be, that's OK!
You can't be sent away to prison for life and feel OK about it.
Being in the business and growing up in L.A., I think I turned out pretty OK.
The first time onstage, a light went on. 'OK, this is my thing. I'm comfortable here. This is my thing.'
Though it was never a goal in life, it has occurred to me that I've met six presidents of the United States. OK, I met four of them before they became president, including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, No. 43.
I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love, who I want to be with.
For many years I wanted to do a film, but I never had the courage to clear my desk and say, 'OK I'll take a year off and do a film.'
I can relax in L.A. I think I'm the only person in that town who doesn't want to act. I was an OK singer. I was an OK dancer. But acting? Never could do it.
I'm OK with being the Old Spice Guy because before I was the Old Spice Guy I was the guy looking for work on his couch.
I'll meet listeners who tell me what a great voice I have. But I don't have a great voice for radio. My voice is the utterly normal voice, but sheer repetition has made them think it's OK. Mick Jagger once was asked, 'What makes a hit song? He said, 'Repetition.'
I think, if you can, it's OK to put something in a movie because it makes you feel good.
What is OK is to spend money for productivity. What is not OK is just to light money on fire.
So I want to make money. I think it's an OK goal to have. I always felt like I can't ask for that. But why not?
I always wanted to make motion pictures, ever since I was a wee boy, and I was 32, and time was marching on. I met a guy who said, 'Come out to Hollywood for 10 days, and I'll get you a deal.' So I figured, 'OK, 10 days.' On the 10th day, he got me a development deal with Disney, not for a lot of money, but it allowed me to make the move.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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