Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old and that's a pity.
The father figure is something I love but also suffocate from and want to work against.
The first lesson I've learned is that no matter what you do in your life you have to figure out your own internal rhythms - I mean what works for you doesn't necessarily work for your friend.
It's true hard work never killed anybody but I figure why take the chance?
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it go through it or work around it.
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
If you're trying to achieve there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it go through it or work around it.
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach the clock no longer ticks it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals they symbolize the human race.
It is Barack Obama who is at war with this country. Recent events prove it. This is not a cliche. It's not a figure of speech. Obama is at war with the U.S. economy.
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day in spite of all real deliverance will come.
Nobody has ever denied that when it comes to his trade - gigolo - John Forbes Kerry is one of the all-time greats. He's in the Gigolo Hall of Fame. See a really good gigolo might snag one heiress in a lifetime with a nine-figure trust fund. Kerry has married two. When it comes to gigolos he's Steve Jobs.
Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses. So that made me think I should trust my instincts. My songs were okay I figured. I didn't need to change anything.
If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be.
I travel Europe every couple of weeks. I just came back from London Holland and Denmark. Every nation on this planet has its issues with race and I am not sure if everyone has figured out how to deal with it.
I saw myself as an outsider as a teen. I was home-schooled and got my G.E.D. when I was 16 I wasn't interested in high school at all and figured that college might be more entertaining.
Technology has changed and we need to figure out how to improve the archaic way of what makes a hit or how to determine how many viewers are watching beyond some people with Nielsen boxes in a small percentage of homes in random areas.
I love technology and I love new gadgets. I can no longer figure out how to use any of them but I love them.
My wife handles all of our technology. So if something goes wrong with the computer I throw up my arms and step aside while the IT gal figures it out.
Technology causes problems as well as solves problems. Nobody has figured out a way to ensure that as of tomorrow technology won't create problems. Technology simply means increased power which is why we have the global problems we face today.
This sympathy is not translated into force against the British government because it is not like the anti- apartheid movement which had a high profile here and Mandela is a more engaging figure than Yasser Arafat.
I've always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy which is not to be confused with sympathy. You're trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that's about so you can represent it.
The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.
For an actress to be a success she must have the face of a Venus the brains of a Minerva the grace of Terpsichore the memory of a MaCaulay the figure of Juno and the hide of a rhinoceros.
For an actress to be a success she must have the face of Venus the brains of a Minerva the grace of Terpsichore the memory of a Macaulay the figure of Juno and the hide of a rhinoceros.