The sharpest memory of our old-fashioned Christmas eve is my mother's hand making sure I was settled in bed.
My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out but is hard to define.
I like to help women help themselves as that is in my opinion the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to and I don't think any one will deny us.
I probably wouldn't be a songwriter if I didn't grow up the way I did. It was difficult and it was at times very scary to grow up in a household so unsettled and at times very violent. But it also I guess it earned me a sort of wisdom at a young age that's served me well.
In short it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations.
All the culture war issues will be settled by the court.
War settles nothing.
The shock of any trauma I think changes your life. It's more acute in the beginning and after a little time you settle back to what you were. However it leaves an indelible mark on your psyche.
I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
But with exquisite breathing you smile with satisfaction of love And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
There's an ethic that says: 'You don't run off to the church for the sacraments of salvation you establish a personal relationship with God. You don't run off to the courts for justice you settle it yourself. You don't run off to labor unions to sort out your work relations you can take this job and shove it if you don't like what you're doing.'
Having had that experience... I think what modern culture wants to see is the relationship with the woman. I don't think you can tell a story on film nowadays where the woman simply is there for the man when he decides to settle down.
Even though I'm not with their mother it's important for my kids to see adults in a committed and happy relationship. They need to see a strong relationship. You don't have to settle.
On the Native American front we have turned a new page in the 400-year history of the interface between the American settlers of this country and the nation's first Americans. That's included a new relationship where the sovereignty of tribes is in fact recognized.
I think at some stage I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
My college Fitzwilliam was pretty good but unfashionable and I lived in digs so I was not part of the cloistered 'old college' environment which frankly was a bit intimidating. But I worked hard and settled in by exploring politics and girls.
Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented.
I am deeply concerned that without peace and a two-state solution the Jewish and democratic nature of Israel is in danger. That's why I have opposed Israel's settlement policy since 1973 and that's why I have favored a two-state solution since 1967.
In my opinion if we have not achieved peace it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations we must settle our peace with God.
Before I settled on music I wanted to be an archaeologist an astronaut all sorts of really diverse things.
Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything I don't advocate anything I just live with it.
When I was a teenager I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.