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I have any number of completely dark obsessions and fascinations, and none of this was present in my profile or my growing profile as a writer.
Far too many scientists, including my good friend Richard Dawkins, present science as the truth and present it as factually correct. And actually, of course, that clearly isn't true.
When you're at work, it's about being present and getting as much done as humanly possible.
Alexa Von Tobel
People tend to vote the present tense - not the subjective.
We are all Julian Assange. Serious reporters discuss classified information every day - go to any Washington or New York dinner party where real journalists are present, and you will hear discussion of leaked or classified information. That is journalists' job in a free society.
I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic human goodness present in all of us.
Personally, I think that for example the chemical directive in its present form does too much damage to the chemical industry - especially the medium sized businesses - and will hurt our worldwide competitiveness.
One of the hardest things to do is to be present and open and clear about who you are and what you stand for. We all have issues with that.
In 'The Plato Papers' I wanted to get another perspective on the present moment by extrapolating into the distant future. So in that sense, there's a definite similarity of purpose between a book set in the future and a book set in the past.
One thing I've learned to do with my age, I really don't look ahead. For years, I've been preaching the precious present and having to always subscribe to it.
Suddenly, you are very much in the present, and you learn it's really the place where you should always live.
I've always been interested in how to present something that relates to our reality - which is not really... I don't even know if documentary itself does as good a job. It has its own problems in trying to get at the reality of the situation.
Gus Van Sant
In my books and in romance as a genre, there is a positive, uplifting feeling that leaves the reader with a sense of encouragement and hope for a brighter future - or a brighter present.
Right now I'm reading every fashion magazine I can find. As a shoe designer, I feel it's my responsibility to learn as much as I can about the business, past and present.
It's the first film that I made where the director was not present under the camera, and it threw me.
All a work of art can do is present the surface. I can't know the insides of people. I know very little about the inside of myself.
Children have a way of forcing you back into the present moment.
As an actor, you're listening to the other person and always trying to be present and take everything they're giving you, but when they're not there, you have to produce that yourself.
Eating disorders are usually nothing to do with food. Parents need to be with their child to see them through it. All the therapists in the world can't help if the parents aren't present, loving, and proactive.
Corporate responsibility extends not only to the customers, the resources and the workers of the present, but also to those of the future.
I think the beautiful thing about the past is that it leads you to the present.
To do an extreme metal record is something that is well within my capacity as a musician to write stuff out of the box, write stuff that's probably more extreme than the band I'm in at the present time, and it's something that needs to come out of me one way or another.
We are excited about the music, past and present and future, and are really looking forward to playing.
I had dance training from a very young age, 3 or 4... It taught me how to present myself, about preparation and working in an ensemble, and it's something that carries with me to this day.
I'm a big proponent of young women dressing appropriately in the workplace to get ahead. We need to demand respect as women, and part of that involves how we present ourselves.
John F. Kennedy
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