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It's not that I'm not willing to compromise. But I won't compromise on principles.
Ann Marie Buerkle
RFK was a compelling figure because he was willing to challenge his audiences, and in turn connect with them in a unique way. Kennedy showed that our values define us and can inspire others to believe in the possibility of change and a better society.
The death of my kid made me a stronger person. There's no end to what I'm willing to do.
I am very happy acting, and just have never gone at, or been bitten by the directing bug to the extent where I'm willing to put acting aside. If offered the opportunity, I think I could do a good job with the right material.
I've been willing to go for years without publishing. That's been my career.
General revenue - what taxpayers are willing to give government, what they think is fair to give government - is not going to grow at the same amount that the federal government basically forces us to spend on Medicaid.
I was very willing to take on controversial roles that people didn't really want to look at.
I think you can decide how much of yourself you're willing to make public.
I think you've got be willing as an interviewer to ask the dumb question every now and then.
The quality of films out there depends on how much responsibility we're willing to take. I try to play women who are positive and heroic.
I think American interests are served when there are sections of the world that have representative governments, politically open economic systems, and are willing to take a stand against some of the more extreme ideologies that there are around the world.
Dennis C. Blair
My daughter has probably gotten some benefit of being inspired by a woman who is willing to take on things. We travel. We travel to exotic places. I'm the first person to jump in the ocean with a whale. Even if I'm scared, I'll do it anyway, because I never wanted her to see fear, especially when she was younger.
A blue dog, you know, is the opposite of a yellow dog. And a yellow dog was somebody who was willing to follow his party even when he knew it was wrong.
I firmly believe that as voters come to learn more and more about John Kerry and learn more and more about his message that they're going to want a President who is willing to address the fact that we didn't have a post-war plan in Iraq.
Harold Ford, Jr.
I'd be willing to bet that any incursion throughout history in which the invading country has proclaimed it is bringing benefits to the conquered is based on a lie.
Don't be afraid to fail. You're going to go on a million auditions, and most of them you won't get. It's very easy to think, 'This is not going to work for me,' but keep at it. It's very generic advice, but you have to be willing to keep yourself in the game.
An American worker should not expect his pay to be cut because somebody comes to this country illegally and is willing to work for less than he or she should be paid.
I think as an actor you're used to having to travel, so wherever the work, is you're willing to go.
I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next.
Innovative companies have started to realize there are not enough 'green consumers' willing to pay more for something just because it's green.
That's the beauty of living in New York City is that a good chunk of the media is here and willing to drink with you.
The 'Weston' is actually my middle name. I hyphenated it because I really wasn't willing to go out in the acting world as 'Tom Jones,' 'cause I'm Welsh as well, so the connotation is just ridiculous.
You have to be willing to ask questions that almost no one else would ask.
The strategy we need to pursue is one of recovering our time - to push back on our hours of work. We need to form a new alliance between feminist groups, labor unions, child advocates, progressive corporations, and the federal government insofar as it's willing to pursue a family-friendly agenda.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
And much as I enjoy writing and creating stuff, I don't enjoy it so much that I am willing to give up any time that could otherwise be spent performing.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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