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My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.
I try something new every night. It's an hour show; if it works I maybe try it a few more times and then move that off and try something new. It's a great workshop for me.
I believe I would rather have Stieglitz like something - anything I had done - than anyone else I know.
But hey, when you live in Watts, you need a little smack to get by, you know what I mean? You need something soft and comfortable in your life, 'cause you're not going to get it from what's around you. And society isn't going to give it to you.
Football taught me how hard you had to work to achieve something.
We have to go into the despair and go beyond it, by working and doing for somebody else, by using it for something else.
It can kind of screw up things if you're trying to overwork something.
I never read reviews of something I want to see.
When I'm working, I'm very purposeful and everything else gets out of focus. Something I've had to work on together with my wife is how to acknowledge each other in the midst of this and keep the relationship going.
I just hope that theaters remain. I think there's something very wonderful about getting into a dark room with a bunch of people. There's something cool about that. Brings us all together in one room where we can experience all those emotions.
I don't look for signs. But when things happen, I say, 'OK, something must be right.' Or 'OK, something must be wrong.'
The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.
I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
I'm not saying that everyone should swim with sharks, but sometimes you have to jump over your own shadow in order to learn something that you will never forget for the rest of your life. Then you know you can conquer your fears.
Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think.
I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you're inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you've never seen before. If they do, I'm still looking for it.
When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in their ears. I said, Thank God, something got their attention.
I must have read every issue of 'Punch' published in the 20th century, and I think in the process I picked up the true voice of English humour - that amiable, fairly liberal, laconic voice which you find in something like 'Three Men in a Boat.'
'Discworld' is taking something that you know is ridiculous and treating it as if it is serious, to see if something interesting happens when you do so.
The one thing that I appear to have been given, bearing in mind that I am capable of being very, very scatty and extremely lazy, is the ability to concentrate on something I choose to give my time to.
You don't have to be poor to need something or somebody.
I don't play favorites with people. My basic philosophy is that the only way to make the world a better place is by bringing something beautiful to every single person you run into at every moment of the day, so how can you play favorites with somebody?
There's something in human nature, the trying-to-get-on-with-it quality of people, the struggle to maintain or keep the show going can be exhausting.
When something disappointing happened, my mother would remind me not to let that become my focus. There's still so much to be grateful for.
Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
There is something about a poet which leads us to believe that he died, in many cases, as long as 20 years before his birth.
You know you must be doing something right if old people like you.
I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.
I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb.
It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
Bryant H. McGill
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