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As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
You can't make accommodations in crucial situations and be heroic.
It's funny how making odd noises can get you into strange situations sometimes.
I've had lots of ups and downs. I've had situations where I've gone against the rules, and I've lost everything.
Improvisation has to do with exploring something like two brothers in a room together. You find out things about situations by discovering the things that they aren't saying. It's a way to explore scenes. Sometimes it's more useful than others, but it's always there to see if there's anything that you might improve.
The primary goal of management education was, as originally conceived, to impart knowledge that could be applied to a variety of real-world business situations.
And I believe that if we can care about whether or not our neighbor has a good job or access to affordable health care for their children, and we move to implement the policies that can improve these situations, we will unleash vast amounts of human potential and recapture the American spirit.
All my life I've taken photographs of people who are completely at peace being what they were in the situations I photographed them in.
As any journalist will tell you, there are few professional situations as vexing as when a friend becomes involved in a major story that you feel you must cover.
The paradox explored in my book 'The Innovator's Dilemma' is that successful companies can fail by making the 'right' decisions in the wrong situations.
Life is a series of avoiding horrible situations until ultimately you're dead. That's how I feel about things.
The story is a machine for empathy. In contrast to logic or reason, a story is about emotion that gets staged over a sequence of dramatic moments, so you empathize with the characters without really thinking about it too much. It is a really powerful tool for imagining yourself in other people's situations.
Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.
I like fantasy. I've always been the kind of kid who likes to dream about other things I could be and exotic situations I could be in.
Whenever I do the sign of the cross, it always brings comfort in situations when you are faced with adversity and stress.
I used to hate exposure situations. What is generally referred to as 'red carpet.'
I'm used to adversity and working really well in difficult situations. It was hard for me to accept the success.
Social situations, for me - it's very natural for me to be an observer. That's where I'm most comfortable. I observe things.
When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
I've found that in business opportunities will constantly emerge or situations develop that make you revise your plans along the way.
I am pretty sure that all young human beings have, at one time or another in their growing-up, been actors. They have used their imaginations to carry them away from painful or confusing situations... have imagined themselves to be more powerful or beautiful or brave or loving than they are.
I have looked back on situations and thought that I could have handled a few differently and probably better.
When you do reality, you have to be pretty careful. You have to almost monitor yourself to make sure that you don't get yourself in situations that you shouldn't.
You can get through very serious and sometimes horrible and sometimes embarrassing and very awkward situations with humor. It gives us a way out.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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