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My friends and I took songwriting very, very seriously. My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation.
I started in the mailroom, literally, as an intern... in 1974. The legislator I was working for at the time said, 'I want you to get your law degree and come back here and get elected and be the first woman governor.' I kind of took that guy seriously - I thought that sounded like a pretty good idea.
Every president since George Washington has taken executive privilege seriously. Every Republican president has.
I take my responsibilities very seriously.
I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort.
Philosophically, what I have learned is to thy own self be true. That is the biggest lesson of all. Relax; music is fun. To many people take it to seriously because of the money involved.
I think I'm a much better father as an older man than I was with my first kids. Occasionally, I have to yell at the little guys, but they don't take me seriously. 'Listen to the old guy,' they say. 'Isn't he great? He's mad.'
Obamacare is a seriously flawed law that makes health care coverage less affordable, costs taxpayers more than advertised and fails to deliver on most of its other grand promises.
I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork.
I don't take myself too seriously. I think that's something so many actors and people in general tend to do.
To expect alien technology to be just a few decades ahead of ours is too incredible to be taken seriously.
I take being a role model very seriously.
There's that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously.
A child who has never fantasized about having other parents is seriously lacking in imagination.
Fred G. Gosman
When given age-appropriate challenges, children tend to take them very seriously; in fact, the more obvious the risk is, the more cautiously a child will proceed.
I love Dead Ringers. A democratic set, the work was taken seriously.
Seriously, I like to wear hats so I don't get super tan. You have to protect the face.
Yeah, I'm the Brit who isn't Lewis Hamilton that woke up and realised he was good. I got that tag because I was young, flying around in jets and driving fast cars. I always took my driving seriously, but I suppose I enjoyed life... But I'm not a playboy.
I don't feel like I'm getting older. I think it's the way I've looked after myself. I take my football seriously. I love scoring goals and I get a good feeling from it, so I'll do whatever it takes to be fit and feel good in games.
I am paid a good amount of money to not blink for 12 hours. It's fun, but I don't take it very seriously.
When I meet somebody, I hang out with them, and it's all good, but I don't take it too seriously.
But it then very soon became clear that the response of a war against terrorism, initially conceived of in a metaphorical sense, began to be taken increasingly seriously and came to entail waging a real war.
When I was around eleven or twelve, my board got hung up on the top of a bowl, and I got a concussion, and I knocked my teeth out. That was the first time that I got seriously injured, and I was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, and my parents briefly doubted.
People sometimes mistake being serious with being taken seriously.
When they are treated, the seriously mentally ill aren't more violent than the general population. If untreated, though, they are.
John F. Kennedy
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