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For me, style is essentially doing things well. If you want to be outrageous, be outrageous with style. If you want to be restrained, be restrained with style. One can't specifically define style. It's like the perfume to a flower. It's a quality you can't analyze.
Whenever I'm around some who is modest, I think, 'Run like hell and all of fire.' You don't want modesty, you want humility.
My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.
I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait. I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can't sit still.
People don't mind being mean; but they never want to be ridiculous.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
We all want Canaan without going through the wilderness.
Whenever I date a guy, I think, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?'
Because I think every child star suffers through this period because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow, and they want to keep you little forever.
A lot of people simply don't realize their potential because they're just so risk adverse. They just don't want to take the risk.
I rememeber one time we were getting ready to go to South America and everything was packed up and in the car ready to go and I hid and I was crying because I really did not want to go, I wanted to play. I did not want to go.
Gangsta to us didn't have anything to do with Al Capone and stuff like that. It's just about living your life the way you want to live it. And you're not going to let nothing stop you.
I don't want my kids to grow up with no father like I did. I came to the conclusion a while ago that you can work until midnight and not be finished or you can work until 6 or 7 and not be finished. I decided I'd rather work until 6 or 7.
I've done enough wrong on my own, I don't want to get blamed for something I didn't do.
You do not get what you want. You get what you negotiate.
By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with.
People don't want just vanilla. They want 31 flavors. I couldn't do what Rihanna does. I couldn't do what Gaga does. They can't do what I do.
Of course, I want to be number one. But being happy and healthy is the most important thing.
The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.
If you want to fight a war on drugs, sit down at your own kitchen table and talk to your own children.
I don't want to just revolve. I want to evolve. As a man, as a human, as a father, as a lover.
Being an employee is a bad outcome. You want to avoid that. Being an employee is never a good outcome. That's just an opinion.
North Korea has taught a great lesson to all the countries in the world, especially the rogue countries of dictatorships or whatever: if you don't want to be invaded by America, get some nuclear weapons.
I want someone who can make me laugh and just be normal and understand my lifestyle and how I wanna live it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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