There is no substitute for hard work 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.
I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature and it should be displaced. Failing that I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.
I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
To any artist worthy of the name all in nature is beautiful because his eyes fearlessly accepting all exterior truth read there as in an open book all the inner truth.
England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
On radio and television magazines and the movies you can't tell what you're going to get. When you look at the comic page you can usually depend on something acceptable by the entire family.
The only reason why I would like to be accepted? Because if your movies don't do well after a while you don't get to make any more movies.
When we talk about Oscars it's almost as a symbol of excellence and the American public and the worldwide public accept that symbol. So a movie like 'The Artist' that costs $14 million has to go out and compete with movies that cost $140 million. How does David deal with Goliath?
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
Sometimes I have wrinkles in the morning. It depends on what kind of night that I had. I accept myself and the way that I am growing older. I have eye bags and some people have proposed to me to take them out but I said no.
In New York everyone's desperate for success desperate for money and desperate to be accepted but in London they're more laid back about things like that.
There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you knowing when to accept their criticism knowing when to say no.
The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor - got her master's with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.
We all seek approval and our mother's seal is usually the most important. The nitty gritty is that we have to accept ourselves even if it is just to be ready for the next cut-down. Mom's blessing or not.
Black men don't like to be called 'boys ' but women accept being called 'girls.'
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Yes there is a story about Agent Orange and we knew that it harmed our troops and we knew how long it was to get the medical community to accept that the military to accept it the VA to accept it.
Today it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable.
Today all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude's are treated without regard for the family's ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of and for those without insurance all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital.
I guess you kind of got to realize that once you in a marriage whatever it is you gotta deal with it. Not necessarily that you got to accept it but you have to deal with it and try your best to make it work for you for the both of you.
It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past it is a therapy of sorts but to be honest my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.