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When I was 10, 11, 12 years old, I would pretend to be on the radio. I bought a mixer and these big, ugly headphones and I would literally broadcast the cassette tapes in my bedroom.
The four movies I can remember seeing as a kid were 'The Elephant Man,' 'The Magnificent Seven,' 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly' and 'Mad Max!' Two of those are westerns. So the western genre is emblazoned on my memory from childhood, and those are two great movies.
We must erase bin Laden's ugly legacy, not extend it: by ending the Patriot Act's erosion of our civil liberties, we can protect the freedoms that make America worth fighting for.
Things can turn ugly so quickly in the music business, especially if you have an unexpected success.
I romanticize. I live with the ghosts of Elvis and Frank Sinatra. It seems so glamorous. They were American men who don't exist anymore. But there are ugly things about them, too.
Of course, fighting is not going to be as graceful as movie fighting. I don't like it to be ugly and I don't like it to be one big brawl or people clobbering each other.
It's an ugly thing to see ambition and to see people satisfying themselves.
I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men.
The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
You know I am done lying. Obscuring the truth is no longer something I have any interest in doing. I want it all to come out. The good, the bad, the ugly.
You wouldn't ask Rodin to make an ugly sculpture, or me to make a film with an ugly woman.
Washington is Hollywood for ugly people.
The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it's pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic.
This is the thing I have with awards: If awards would make your movie more pretty, I would really get super excited about it. But your movie's done. You get awards, you don't get awards... They don't make your movie more ugly or pretty.
There's a danger of the Internet just becoming loud, ugly and boring with a thousand voices screaming for attention.
'Ugly Betty' has been four years of my life, important adolescent years. I think that all I've really known was getting pampered and interviewed and getting my picture taken.
I was told my whole life, you're fat, you're ugly, you're never going to amount to be anything.
I always saw myself as really ugly. My father even told me I was ugly because I would shave my head and look like a boy.
You think your friends have good taste in fashion, until they ask you to wear an ugly bridesmaid dress!
I grew up feeling like the ugly duckling, and things have not changed that much.
In N.Y.C., I auditioned for mostly 'quirky friend' roles. Since casting directors in L.A. lacked a preconceived notion of me, I was able to reinvent my type a bit, which was essential in booking the role of Amanda on 'Ugly Betty.' I don't believe I would have auditioned for that role in N.Y.
When you mix fashion and politics, you get fascism. Politics have fashion, and it's bad; fashion has politics, that are ugly.
It's about enhancing your body and accentuating your good areas. Shapewear isn't the ugly, embarrassing granny undies they used to be - they really are sexy.
This is an old family secret, and I just found this out recently, and it almost broke my heart. My mother said to me, 'I had never told you this, but God, you were an ugly baby'.
I've been very fortunate to work for great people - so even when the political process gets ugly, I find inspiration in the people around me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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