That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way?
All of us every single year we're a different person. I don't think we're the same person all our lives.
Brits and Americans have hundreds of different phrases for the same thing. Luckily it's usually a source of amusement rather than frustration. A flashlight by any other name is still a torch. My personal favourite is 'fairy lights ' which we boringly refer to as 'Christmas lights.'
Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work.
I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.
Brains integrity and force may be all very well but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to I'll develop my radio personality.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work taking risks trying new things. If the door opens go through it. Always go forwards.
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Never follow somebody else's path it doesn't work the same way twice for anyone... the path follows you and rolls up behind you as you walk forcing the next person to find their own way.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked not to be endured with patient resignation.
Reform is not pleasant but grievous no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work how much less a nation.
I wasn't really a work conscious type of person.
Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally. I cannot see any other honest way of taking them.
We women know how to take care of everybody so well. But the one person we have written out of the equation is us.
I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
I'm not a competitive person and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive just nice.
Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they'll love forever.
I fought all my life for women to make their own choices in their personal and professional lives. I made mine.
Behind all their personal vanity women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.
On the whole I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can't see the person for all the clutter.
Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit instigate brutal life and death struggles destroy a society's tolerance and humanity and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy.
And it is no less true that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom the stability and the integrity of the courts of justice.
I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies and passing 30 were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing despite the drawbacks - thinner drier skin.