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Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, I get paid to misbehave. Fortunately, misbehaviour is something I have unlimited supply of.
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.
It's never paid to bet against America. We come through things, but its not always a smooth ride.
No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it.
James A. Baldwin
Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I'm not paid to be a role model, parents should be role models.
This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
Arthur C. Clarke
At the cross, God was punishing Jesus for the sins of the world. God's justice required a penalty from sinners, and in his unspeakable love, he paid the penalty himself in the person of his crucified Son.
Lewis B. Smedes
I think professionalism is important, and professionalism means you get paid.
Whatever luck I had, I made. I was never a natural athlete, but I paid my dues in sweat and concentration and took the time necessary to learn karate and become world champion.
Don't let anybody tell you different, man: The main goal in life careerwise should always be to try to get paid to simply be yourself.
When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
Even Michelangelo got paid for doing the Sistine Chapel. To those artists who say they're doing it for the love of art, I say: Get real.
The money that goes into Social Security is not the government's money. it's your money. You paid for it.
Having a persona people recognize, it's the thing that probably gets you paid the most - but it's also the thing that virtually every actor in the world doesn't want. 'Cause, like, no one would believe me if I wanted to play something ultra-realistic, like a gangster or something.
When I was in N.W.A. and didn't get paid all the money I was owed, that's when the business side of showbiz hit me.
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
Irvin S. Cobb
Once you get the kids raised and the mortgage paid off and accomplish what you wanted to do in life, there's a great feeling of: 'Hey, I'm free as a bird.'
Dick Van Dyke
As children, we looked up to our maids and our nannies, who were playing in some ways the role of our mothers. They were paid to be nice to us, to look after us, teach us things and take time out of their day to be with us. As a child you think of these people as an extension of your mother.
A street thug and a paid killer are professionals - beasts of prey, if you will, who have dissociated themselves from the rest of humanity and can now see human beings in the same way that trout fishermen see trout.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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