I was a writer. I just wasn't a very good one. I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright.
There are ways we can go do a better job of educating young moms and dads about the vital role they have as the child's first teacher. I think there are ways in which we can partner with local school districts and states to do a better job to provide nutrition options at school.
Teachers make a difference and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.
If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy I think that's better than being a teacher.
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.
I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me. I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me and those that don't.
Though I had success in my research both when I was mad and when I was not eventually I felt that my work would be better respected if I thought and acted like a 'normal' person.
I've learned it's always better to have a small percentage of a big success than a hundred percent of nothing.
Anytime you play a team sport the success of the team really makes everything better. It's nice.
Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
Although in skating you compete with other people anyone who achieves a certain level of success is first and foremost competing against themselves. And for me the idea that I could always do better learn more learn faster is something that came from skating. But I carried that with me for the rest of my life.
The historical basis for the gap between the black middle class and underclass shows that ending discrimination by itself would not eradicate black poverty and dysfunction. We also need intervention to promulgate a middle-class ethic of success among the poor while expanding opportunities for economic betterment.
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.
Never mind what others do do better than yourself beat your own record from day to day and you are a success.
Focused hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something do it both ways and see which works better.
My strength as an actor is in the theater - I know that about myself. Some actors get onstage and vanish but I'm much better there than I am on screen.
Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state and you may have loyalty in your favor.
Machiavelli taught me it was better to be feared than loved. Because if you are loved they sense you might be weak. I am a man of the people and help them but it is important to do so through strength.
America's downgrade may serve as a wakeup call for its policymakers. It is an unambiguous and loud signal of the country's eroding economic strength and global standing. It renders urgent the need to regain the initiative through better economic policymaking and more coherent governance.
Military strength in reserve is better than military strength being reigned upon the other side including all of its innocent civilians.
There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause the better.
I like sports and swimming is my favorite. Doing physical exercises keeps one fit and healthy and helps one work more efficiently. I think we all need to strike a balance between work and relaxation. This can keep us energetic and help us do our job better.