Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
My share of the work may be limited but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
In a world of inhumanity war and terrorism American citizenship is a very precious possession.
Truth is life's most precious commodity.
For truth is precious and divine too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
In wartime truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
Time is precious but truth is more precious than time.
If time be of all things the most precious wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher America entrusts her most precious resource her children and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
Truthfully I almost avoided 'While You Were Sleeping ' because I find those romantic comedies kind of precious and they're full of lines that leave you feeling a little bewildered when you say them.
So much about religion has to do with rigid sacrosanct preciousness. I don't live my life that way and I don't feel that's what Baha'u'llah teaches.
I know for me the subject of how to be in a relationship is precious and complicated and challenging.
Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.
It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
Peace is much more precious than a piece of land... let there be no more wars.
Life is short. I'm 47 years old. I've got 10 years to go where I can be the best I can be. I want those 10 years to be precious not like before cranking two or three movies a year. I've made a ton of movies in my life but so what?
Now that I'm a mom I'm way more laid back. If you come into my house don't look for a coaster. Forget it. There is not a piece of furniture in my house now that is too precious.
I've realized how precious life is. When I was younger I was more adventurous. I felt invincible. I was game for everything. As a mom I don't want to get injured because then I can't take care of my kids.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Man is an idea and a precious small idea once he turns his back on love.
We've got this gift of love but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.