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Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Thomas J. Watson
You've got to love yourself first. You've got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else.
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
George W. Bush
Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what's more than enough.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
Being in love with somebody is a wonderful feeling.
Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?
We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over.
The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink and somebody to love you.
Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.
I work with a group of actors, and whenever one of us has an audition, we all get together, and we all work together on it. I think it takes us back to our film school days, our drama school days, us just working together and figuring it out because somebody else is going to see something in the material that you won't see.
A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status.
If you're not going to offend somebody you don't need the First Amendment.
Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Trust your gut. You know yourself, so don't let somebody else tell you who you are.
There is this tremendous amount of arrogance and hubris, where somebody can look at something for five minutes and dismiss it. Whether you talk about gaming or 20th century classical music, you can't do it in five minutes. You can't listen to 'The Rite of Spring' once and understand what Stravinsky was all about.
I do what I do. You like it, great. You don't, go listen to somebody else. I'm stickin' with the people who stuck with me.
The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody - like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger - and I thought, 'That can be me.' So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn't realize back then that I was having a defining moment.
A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you.
It's a shame to call somebody a 'diva' simply because they work harder than everybody else.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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