Our educational system is not preparing people for the 21st Century. Failure is an essential part of entrepreneurship. If you work hard you can get an ‘A’ pretty much guaranteed but in entrepreneurship that’s not how it works.
I can talk to my dad like he’s my manager and put ‘Dad’ on the back burner. We’ve been doing it since I was 13.
I do not want to be the angel of any home: I want for myself what I want for other women absolute equality. After that is secured then men and women can take turns being angels.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
I keep my weight low although you need to be able to move your weight around the race car to change the balance. I’m 6ft and I’m 70kg so I haven’t much fat on me.
I went to art school actually when I was sixteen years old.
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else even if it only be the art of raising lentils receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
I love Canada. It’s a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics because discrimination poverty and ignorance restrict growth while investments in education infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
In fact the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this and I am prepared to join them.
If you sit in a position where decisions that you take would have a serious effect on people you can’t ignore a lot of experience around the world which says this drug has these negative effects.
But what I was going to say was I just figured I’m going to go boldly in the direction of my dreams say it as Thoreau would say and just see where it takes me.
Orlando’s a part of me. The next guy’s a part of me. And the next guy’s a part of me. That’s all I’m trying to do is tell cool stories that people can relate to.
I started cooking in kitchens right out of high school and I was lucky to work with a lot of great people but I had no idea it would turn into this. Of course no one should go into this business because they want to be the next Emeril.
But if you pick up every other magazine it is the peanut butter diet or the cabbage soup diet and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way!
Be very clear as to what your dream is. Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all actors really just want to be rich and famous as the solution to all that ails.
Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.
A life lesson for me is how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it’s starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker.
That was really cool. I got to kiss a little boy. I was 7 and he was 10 and his name is Thomas Curtis. He was the first boy I’ve ever kissed in my entire life and he was three years older than me.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
I freak out if I go a little too long without being in the gym. For a long time it was all about getting the weight off because I was 240 pounds at my heaviest and now I’m around 175 so the majority of that weight loss was due to diet and exercise.
I feel like if I won an award and I was giving my speech and the music started that’s all I’d remember the humiliation I felt when the music started. It would mar the entire experience for me.
Steven Tyler is awesome. He is so humble. He’s really sweet and coming from him and his career it’s amazing.
It feels amazing to work with writers that write really well.