The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
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I think that there is a changing wind. There are black conservatives out there, and their voices need to be heard.
I think it's most important for children to understand the concept of respect and manners and also work ethic. I have a responsibility to those who came before me.
I grew up an Indians fan my entire life. I was never really 'against' the Yankees, but I knew what they were capable of.
I think people who suffer from depression, unless it's post-traumatic, are probably going to struggle with it for their whole life.
I consider myself fortunate that I've been able to find a character that people have responded to.
What's interesting about architects is, we always have tried to justify beauty by looking to nature, and arguably, beautiful architecture has always been looking at a model of nature.
You can't prove Rembrandt is better than Norman Rockwell - although if you actually do prefer Rockwell, I'd say you were shunning complexity, were secretly conservative, and hadn't really looked at either painter's work. Taste is a blood sport.
I just love the American spirit of racing. It feels just great to get involved with that.
One of my favorite things is when people will ask for a song that I hadn't planned to play. It is really fun to see if you can remember something, and you don't always. I mean, sometimes it's just crash and burn.
Directing Marilyn Monroe was like directing Lassie. You needed fourteen takes to get each one of them right.
My music is a very personal reflection of me, whereas, acting a role, that's a reflection of another character.
The dignity we seek in dying must be found in the dignity with which we have lived our lives.
Sherwin Bernard Nuland
I buy everything India Arie, just because she's such a positive person, and I just love her music. Her music's so soulful... I think Kanye West is a genius musically.
Sometimes the magnetism of a song is impossible to ignore, and it demands that it be sung in a certain way.