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I grew up in a family that was multifaceted, sexually oriented, and pretty much open to everything. And because I was working, my friends were all adults. I had a tough time going to different schools because people knew me from films and I was the fat child who got beaten up every day.
Sure, being good at your job is really important, but in acting, so much of the decision's already made the minute you walk in the room because they're like, 'His hair's good or she's got the right skin color' or whatever. It's so random, but it's so physically oriented.
I'm not comically oriented. I get angry and I start complaining and then people start laughing. I don't even want them to laugh half the time.
Many people come to reinvention when life changes around them, but people come in all different stripes. I'm oriented to change.
Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting against the technique oriented eighties.
I did one sci-fi movie. I did 'Gattaca.' I liked 'Gattaca' because that was always the kind of science fiction I really dug, the non-action oriented sci-fi.
I'm very goal oriented.
We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit.
I did my acting performance in 'Roger Rabbit.' I think I did a voice-over also in 'Osmosis Jones' and I directed an episode of my show years ago, 'Tales from the Crypt' and that's my endeavors in the non-producer oriented ranks.
Yeah, but now suddenly - you know, universities are notoriously market oriented, too.
I found it interesting that as people become more technically oriented all over the world, at the same time people are becoming increasingly spiritual. The success of the Da Vinci code - even though it was a great yawn - also showed people's interest in religion.
Germany is very free-trade oriented.
We want to change the way we help unemployed people find jobs. We want to be faster and more goal oriented.
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation.
I'm so totally future oriented that, for me, I don't know what the future's about, but I can promise you it's gonna be exciting.
People want results. I call it 'results oriented conservatism,' R.O.C. because that's what people want out of government.
I am a Muslim Arab, in my actions oriented very to the left, in my convictions.
Ahmed Ben Bella
The reality is is that Congress is a very male-gendered oriented institution. Out of the, you know, more than 10,000 people who've ever been elected to Congress, you know, only about 250 of them have ever been women.
I didn't want the record to be cold and I don't think it's cold at all. I felt it was very people oriented.
I'm lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop to jump through means eventually I'll make the effort.
We also have issue oriented storylines which are an examination of an issue, be it ethical or social.
David E. Kelley
I really only respect the Arab culture. I ain't really trying to pay no attention to, ya know, these little people in political positions and executive positions that ain't Arab culture oriented people because a lot of the times, what are you really showing all of this concern for?
To be honest, I'm not as goal oriented and ambitious as I once was.
I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996, the two sides decided that they would jointly build a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented towards the 21st century.
I was very intellectually oriented, very early on.
If in previous decades large historic events drew people together and oriented them toward collective action, the recent double trend toward greater choice but less security leads the young to see their lives in more individual terms. Big events collectivize. Little events atomize.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
I would always prefer radio or working behind the scenes where I don't have to be seen. I don't like how appearance oriented TV is (especially now that I'm middle aged!). But I am developing a show revolving around animal rescue which will hopefully entertain and maybe do a bit of good for the cause as well.
Attempting to write vocal oriented songs to me felt like going through the motions and if you are going to go through the motions you might as well just do any gig that caused you to do repetitive motions like banging a hammer or serving fries.
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