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The ocean is the lifeblood of our world. If we were to lose our fish that we appreciate so much by overfishing; or if we were to lose some of our favorite beaches to overbuilding and pollution, then how would we feel? It's become a case of not knowing what you've got until it's gone.
— Aaron Peirsol
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Because you can be lazy if you don't know the truth.
Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, and not everyone is going to be an entrepreneur, but women who turn to business, turn to economics, because there are people depending on them, I think that their creativity, their resilience, their spirit, embody what's best about entrepreneurship.
There are situations which cannot honorably be met by art.
We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life.
My mom was very strict when I was growing up. I could not talk to boys until I was 18. I had to study and work hard.
Laughing and crying are very similar. They're an extreme response to life. You see it in children who start laughing hysterically.
Necessity, the mother of invention.
I have met so many people who say they've got a book in them, but they've never written a word. To be a writer - this may seem trite, I realize - you have to actually write.
With Zipcar, consumers avoid the upfront cost of buying a car, not to mention gas, insurance, and repairs. Plus, they reduce the number of polluting vehicles on the road. Suddenly the planet-smart carless option is also the convenient money-saving option.
Whether or not all this came to pass in an East African ditch, I wouldn't like to say. Perhaps it happened in North Africa or further west, but Africa was definitely the place.
I have no idea what advantages I truly get, but I know people talk to me and give me time of day because they like how I look.
Playing live, you can't survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting.
Everybody's out there wrestling like a robot.
Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it.
I have always enjoyed different kinds of music.
I was watching 'Wild at Heart,' and I can honestly say I did nothing for that apart from show up!
The problem with hanging on to the '60s is that everyone thought they would go on forever.
All of our songs take these really big creative turns and twists throughout the process, so sometimes songs will start out as a melody or some musical chord progressions.
I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well.
I'd rather have 100,000 people who really get what I'm doing and like it for what it is than a million who can take it or leave it.