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When 'Midnight's Children' came out, people in the West tended to respond to the fantasy elements in the novel, to praise it in those terms. In India, people read it like a history book.
There is more for women in terms of character roles now. Judi Dench and Maggie Smith have constantly changed over the years and challenged themselves with different roles. That's impressive.
Motley Crue, collectively and individually, have done things on our own terms.
My parents offered me the idea of ceilinglessness. There was no limit in terms of what was possible; no messages sent to me to say that I couldn't do anything.
Once shoppers become empowered, we will facilitate industries thinking in completely new terms; for example, making products that are totally biodegradable.
I embraced being a pop artist, but I like doing it on my own terms, at my own pace.
There are always generic terms like 'Americana', but there are no boundaries as to where it can go.
Obviously, I've been very lucky in general in my career, but I feel that I've been very lucky in terms of having directors come along at the right times who have taken me to the next level of where I needed to be.
It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul.
I find it difficult to judge myself, but people say that I have become a bit more socially acceptable over the years in terms of my material; which apparently at the beginning - though I never really intended it to be - was man hating and now is just a bit more cuddly.
When we think of the state of the economy, we are not thinking in terms of money flow. We are thinking in terms of the effect on everyday lives of people.
Aung San Suu Kyi
In terms of the way people see me, it breaks down into two very clear and distinct groups: those who think they know me from reading the papers and those who really know me by reading my books.
So no, it's not all in the genes, but what isn't in the genes isn't in the family environment either. It can't be explained in terms of the overall personalities or the child-rearing practices of parents.
I think you have to be in an insane stratosphere in terms of fame in order to get offered really well-written scripts. Amanda Peet is definitely not in that group.
The critics slap labels on you and then expect you to talk inside their terms.
Markets work when people can evaluate the prices and risks of different products, then pick the ones that work best for them. But when the terms of the deal are hidden, competition doesn't work. And customers aren't the only ones who are hurt.
In terms of fiction, I'd rather go out and have a good time than read a book about someone having a good or bad time.
I think in metaphysical terms, I would call that increasing the speed of the vibration of life.
Neale Donald Walsch
It has always been my plan not to serve more than two terms.
The media tried to destroy my parents and has taken things completely out of context, but there's not a whole lot you can do in terms of fighting back. You have to hope that it passes, which it always does. But they have to be careful. They didn't necessarily sign up for this.
Stay out of the sun, because it is the worst thing in terms of aging. I'm very medical. I come from a medical family.
Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in.
Nonfiction requires enormous discipline. You construct the terms of your story, and then you stick to them.
If people are prepared to eat locally and seasonally, then they probably do pretty well in terms of environmental impact.
The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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