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I'm smart enough to know, 'Don't try and make any headlines.'
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We've made science experiments of ourselves and our children.
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The same oil that gets burned as fuel is also the entire basis for the petrochemical industries, so our clothing, our plastics and our pharmaceuticals all come from oil and its derivatives.
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I came out to Hollywood when I was just 18, and my dad, he was really into Hollywood and theater and art, and I guess growing up, he exposed me to a lot of culture, and I just started making Super-8 films in high school and decided I wanted to be a filmmaker.
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As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't.
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It's not often that an English drummer gets an Oscar. So I'm very, very proud of that.
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Humans make errors. We make errors of fact and errors of judgment. We have blind spots in our field of vision and gaps in our stream of attention. Sometimes we can't even answer the simplest questions.
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I am anxious to fix welfare. There has to be more training and child care.
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Readers prefer a world they can relate to.
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I am very concerned about the fact that India as a country does not have a national health system, and I am determined to try and influence the government to really build a national health system for the country.
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I love producing! It's so much fun to start with a blank canvas and create the picture you want to create and see it all come together.
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You're supposed to remember, and still forgive.
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'My Father's Eyes' is very personal. I realized that the closest I ever came to looking in my father's eyes was when I looked into my son's eyes.
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I like to work with artists who are as wide in their musical taste as I am.
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The conditioning and the lifestyle changes you have to make to remain a healthy athlete are what molded me into what I am today.
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I write a lot in my head. I've never been driven to write things down.
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You lose power in Britain and you are just Joe Public again.
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It's not a bad time to be me.
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People say the Beatles were John Lennon. What is Paul McCartney? Chopped liver? But everyone has their own favourite members whose creativity they gravitate to. That's normal.
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I started playing Madden back in 1993 because that was the first year I actually made it into the game and that was a big thrill. When you're in Madden, you've made it, baby.
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The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.
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I believe young people hold the key to building a vibrant global Jewish future, and we must invest in their passion and potential to do so.
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Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me.
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Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
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All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene! My blood shudders still, although I am not a coward, at the grandeur of the Creator's power; and I gazed motionless on this new display of the irresistible force of one of His elements.
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It's not a stretch to say the whole financial industry revolves around the compass point of the absolutely safe AAA rating. But the financial crisis happened because AAA ratings stopped being something that had to be earned and turned into something that could be paid for.
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I have learned to become not an M.D. but a 'C.D.' for the wounded people I meet. Yes, a 'Chosen Dad' who may not like their behavior but loves and reparents them and helps them to heal their lives and find self-worth and self-esteem and save their lives.
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Love is stronger than justice.
Sting
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Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
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When you start in life, if you find you are wrongly placed, don't hesitate to change, but don't change because troubles come up and difficulties arise. You must meet and overcome and conquer them. And in meeting and overcoming and conquering them, you will make yourself stronger for the future.
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People think I appear on television to promote my image. That's not fair. I hate filming. I turned down 'Strictly Come Dancing.' But television is a wonderful opportunity to promote scientific ideas. 'Super Doctors' is a very thoughtful piece.
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A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
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It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It's who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys.
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There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked.
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To describe the overwhelming life of a tropical forest just in terms of inert biochemistry and DNA didn't seem to give a very full picture of the world.
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C'mon. He'd be embarrassing upstairs at the White House. So I think she'd have a hard time. I think a woman president would have to be very conservative to get elected.
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I've had a great experience with pretty much everybody I've worked with.
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There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before.
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The condition of my skin changes often, depending on the season or if I'm traveling a lot.
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I'd love to live in Ireland but I'd like to live as me, not what someone thinks I am. People don't understand - I lived there before I was famous.
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The world is a bad place. There are many wonderful people, but on the whole, humanity basically stinks.
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Children used to get bullied at school. Now they go home, and that's where the problem starts - because they sit on their phones all night, thinking about who's 'liked' a photo of them, who hates them, who loves them. They don't know what's real and what's not, editing their lives constantly to fit other people's views.
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To do action without cuts is infinitely more exciting.
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And I'm not an actress. I don't think I am an actress. I think I've created a brand and a business.
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It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
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I did some feature work, then tried TV. I was always very aware that the only power that you have is the power of options. If the film industry dries up, then you focus on the TV or the books. For me, it was always about what story do I want to tell next?
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We are all alike, on the inside.
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Some of the worst violence in the world today between estranged religious and ethnic groups happens not on the battlefields. It happens smack in the middle of living rooms and between people who share a lot, who have a lot in common.
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You want to do work that is remembered, you want to be a part of something that's remembered.
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I think you have to ask questions that are scary to ask, and you cannot apologize for that, and you cannot worry what anyone else thinks about your journey.
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There are some people who have been reading me for years, and they keep saying kind things about the writing. That's what you're writing for, to get people to respond to it.
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We're all with Friends until Friends dies. If one of us goes, we all go. One of us wouldn't leave. It wouldn't be the show it is without each of us.
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I went through this realization that acting, at its heart, is the ability to manipulate your own emotions.
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I was holding a reserve inside all along. When you're with someone as powerful as Donald, you have no choice. You can get lost within that power if you're not careful.
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God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature - the urge to love and be loved - must reveal His nature in an incredible and impossible way. He must reveal it at a cross.
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Corey feldman and I did sneak into the screening room one day during Lost Boys.
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Passion is very important to me. If you stop enjoying things, you've got to look at it, because it can lead to all kinds of depressing scenarios.
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If I was President of the United States, I'd rather be right than interesting. If I was CEO of a company, I'd rather be right than interesting. But I'm a journalist - what journalist would rather be right than interesting?
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It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing.
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I've given up on trying to explain myself, or trying to set the record straight, or trying to get people to understand what I'm really like as a man, outside of my acting, outside of my job.
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Writing a novel is a huge adventure; when it's going well it's more fun than fun. When it stutters to a halt put it aside. Go for a swim, go for a walk, take a week off. Don't panic or be afraid; you and your characters are in it together. Trust them to come to your rescue.
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My wife once said that one of her great ambitions was to walk down the streets of Hong Kong with her children. So we all went to Asia on one occasion. Then she said she'd like to walk down the streets of Jerusalem with her children. So we arranged our family finances and all went to Jerusalem.
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Writing is a very focused form of meditation. Just as good as sitting in a lotus position.
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On a hanger, no dress is sexy. It's just fabric on a hanger.
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I have a different kind of experience than other girls had. I've had to face a lot of different styles and adjust to them. I had to face a lot of bad situations and come back. I've had to fight with my eyes swollen shut and my nose broken and bloody.
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When you direct your first film, you always start by telling stories that you are familiar with.
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You know French means like sophisticated, well educated, so far.
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I'm always working on stuff. But they never materialize. I'm always working on movies and TV shows.
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The reward of eternal life requires effort.
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I know Pentatonix. I knew them before they were even a group.
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Letters are something from you. It's a different kind of intention than writing an e-mail.
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The people suffering most from the Taliban were Afghans.
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In a faraway land called 'pre-2000,' what Earthlings now call blogging was called 'keeping a diary.' It's hard work to do well. I tried doing it in the early 1990s but had to stop because I no longer had a life - instead I had this thing that generated anecdotes to go into my diary. The diary took over and I had to stop.
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I wanted to be my own boss. I was fascinated by airlines and how I could change travel for the average person. Then I wanted to diversify.
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The growing economic potential of India and Russia is mutually complementary in many respects.
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I think the lottery changed everything for us. Once we got Sidney, it helped us turn this franchise around overnight.
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It isn't that secrets are never needed in security. It's that they are never desirable.
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I've been married over 50 years of my life.
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The best timed joke or the best timed phrase comes at spontaneous moments and just relies on me as the host to be very quick, and that's what I do.
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Sometimes I feel like a human pin cushion. Every painful emotion hits me with ridiculously exaggerated force. And the anxiety feels like hands inside of me, squeezing my guts really hard.
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As a songwriter, you tend to develop your own style, your own technique, based around what it is you're trying to write and perform, in terms of your own music. So a way of evolving a guitar style as a songwriter is much easier, I think, than developing a true style of your own just from listening to music or playing other people's music.
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We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
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Theories of history used to be supernatural: the divine ruled time; the hand of God, a special providence, lay behind the fall of each sparrow. If the present differed from the past, it was usually worse: supernatural theories of history tend to involve decline, a fall from grace, the loss of God's favor, corruption.
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However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one individual so that their desires become superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
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When you feel sad, it's okay. It's not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there's those days when you feel like Superman. It's just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.
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I wish I'd gotten sober at a younger age.
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People say that globalisation has negative aspects, but I don't believe globalisation is bad. It's criticised from a western perspective, but if you put yourself in the shoes of people in the developing world, it provides an unprecedented opportunity.
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One of my favorite ways to use cilantro is in a beautiful clear soup with monkfish and lime. It's a great dish for cooler weather, especially because monkfish is very good in fall and winter. Also, I like the meatiness and rich texture of monkfish.
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Personal experience is the basis of all real Literature.
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The BBC produces wonderful programmes; it also produces a load of old rubbish.
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If you want to make computers that really work, create a design team composed only of healthy, active women with lots else to do in their lives, and give them carte blanche.
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That was probably the stamp that went into my mind, because I worked in television for many years, doing that kind of music, so that really was my strong forte.
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We have made major reforms in Greece. When I took over after a landslide victory we had a mandate for change and I knew my major focus would be re-organizing the state.
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The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there's ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it's really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow.
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The biology of mind bridges the sciences - concerned with the natural world - and the humanities - concerned with the meaning of human experience.
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Landing the role of Stephen Hawking was the most positively surprising thing that has happened to me.
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I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don't exist. I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio.
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You can never say you're big - I don't think you can ever take anything like that for granted.
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I wear quite fitted clothing. I don't like wearing baggy stuff.
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Since 'Idol' I've gotten used to having an amazing hair and make-up team around me, so I'm starting to get picky. I know what I like now and I'm happy to say 'Could we maybe change that?' if I don't like something. I don't yell or anything, but I think I could definitely start to act a little diva-ish when it comes to my look.

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