Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Once I tried to make a standardization of staircases. Probably that is one of the oldest of the standardizations. Of course, we design new staircase steps every day in connection with all our houses, but a standardized step depends on the height of the buildings and on all kinds of things.
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
Mutual fund managers want your money in their funds. They get paid based on assets under management.
I knew more about produce from the sea than any of my schoolmates, and my reports in school, from kindergarten on, amused and shocked my classmates and teachers. I told them how we ate with chopsticks, had rice and seaweed for breakfast, raw fish, octopus, and sea urchin eggs for supper, and cakes made from sharks.
Because it's dance music, you can't really have a lot of changing in there. It's really not for me because there's too much repetition. I like more diversity.
The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
James F. Cooper
'Grey's Anatomy,' that was a great show to be part of, but they work really long hours. They were all just really tired. Just worn out.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I've been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage.
Doing stuff that I don't have to talk about because I'm not in a public company is fantastic.
The 2010 global gender gap report by the World Economic Forum shows that countries with better gender equality have faster-growing, more competitive economies.
If you have a guy like Jermaine, it's a pain in the neck. When we were on the road together in Europe, Jesus, I had to kick the girls off of him. I mean, they throw themselves on the floor and take off their hats.
There are some moments that are pretty distressing in 'Prometheus.' In fact, the last hour is pretty distressing.
As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
This whole controversy about global warming or even evolution - politicians just don't want to take the time to educate themselves.
Rush Dew Holt Jr.
If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It's called do or die.