Death has always had a prominent place in my mind. There are times when I think somebody might kill me.
Walmart is an amazing story of entrepreneurship and as one of the world’s most powerful brands touches millions of lives every day.
Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities.
I’ve always known I wanted a family.
Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit.
I like my life alone.
Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.
My family was all born in Sicily and I’m Italian-American. They’re the real thing. They’re authentic Italians and honestly they’re the most open-minded nicest people in the world and nothing can really offend them. That’s the way I think true Sicilians are.
I just want to be rich and famous.
The business is a very tricky obstacle course and you should be very clear about work begetting work. If you’re not working you’re not interesting.
The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality and on nothing else.
All the learnin’ my father paid for was a bit o’ birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
None of us is guaranteed against failure or corruption of any kind witness what’s going on in the world in this moment the follies of human nature and the failures of human nature.
I’ve found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention.
There’s only one thing worse than a man who doesn’t have strong likes and dislikes and that’s a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
Architecture will always express the technical and social progress of the country in which it is carried out. If we wish to give it the human content that it lacks we must participate in the political struggle.
You don’t get old until you replace dreams with regrets.
Tennis just a game family is forever.
And that just shows you how important the car is in Formula One Racing.
Even as a young boy my passion was to design and I have been very lucky to be able to do what I have loved all my life. There can be few greater gifts than that.
My dad said ‘The thing that I was told that was really helpful was that I mustn’t be afraid of the things I was afraid of when I was five years old’. The shock of his childhood had put him in this defensive crouch against the world and he needed to know that he had a nice wife and kids and it wasn’t the same any more.
I began to fear that Mos Def was being treated as a product not a person so I’ve been going by Yasiin since ’99. At first it was just for friends and family but now I’m declaring it openly.
It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
If what you do is being threatened as a profession that could be scary. But that’s the same reason why I walked out on stage many times after receiving death threats. I couldn’t live without doing what I wanted to do. So at the same time I have to be willing to die for it.