My father died when I was young and I was raised by my grandmother Emma Klonjlaleh Brown. We could afford to eat chicken just once a year on Christmas.
A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised. Nobody is better than anyone else and if you really work hard you might get lucky and get what you want.
Capitalism has its weaknesses. But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women.
It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
I could have probably raised them in L.A. and they would have been great and had so many things at their fingertips and been exposed to so many things. But we travel a lot so I don't think that moving out of town is sheltering the girls at all. Maybe protecting them a little bit more trying to prolong their youth.
When we disclaim praise it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
I absolutely believe that a lot of the issues raised in 'Amped' about technology migrating into our bodies are issues that we're really going to deal with soon.
I am told that there have been over the years a number of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology that have been entirely based on concepts raised by Star Trek.
My mother was an actress and my voice teacher an incredible voice teacher. My biological father is an actor and my stepfather who raised me along with my mother is a psychotherapist. I was always supported in creative ventures.
Writing I'm convinced should be a subversive activity - frowned on by the authorities - and not one cooed over and praised beyond common sense by some teacher.
I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.
When you've been raised in care rap music isn't just about guns and sexism. They're talking about real things you can hang on to problems of identity that you have sympathy with. It's not just about the music with rap: when I was in care it meant a whole lot more than that.
Success produces confidence confidence relaxes industry and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
The problem with being British... I don't know if it's me being British or being raised a strict Catholic but you never really enjoy success.
I have my parents to thank for that they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
I can't imagine what it is like to be raised in a society where their only statues that exist are to you and your father.
I'm 23 years old. I might just be my mother's child but in all reality I'm everybody's child. Nobody raised me I was raised in this society.
In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
I was raised on comic books and I love science fiction.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older I was like 'Well no everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
I was raised Jewish my wife was raised Catholic. Though we respect each other's heritage and while many of our friends are deeply religious we have chosen to focus on our similarities not our differences. We teach our children compassion charity honesty and the benefits of hard work.
I'm just one woman away my mother from being the same as Mike Tyson. I would've ended up like him if my mama had not been so tough and strong. A lot of people including Mike don't know I came from the ghetto. They think I'm too nice and proper. But that's the way my mama raised me - to look people in the eye and respect them.
The beliefs I was raised with - to respect animals and to be aware of nature to understand that we share this planet with other creatures - have had a huge impact on me.
Like the average American that I hang out with and like my father before me I raised all my children to respect tools and use them wisely and safely.