There were certain perceptions that people had of me, you know...'He's dumb,' or 'he's just got a pretty face,' or 'he's a thug,' or 'he can only do one thing.' I'm not so concerned with that now. Longevity's what it's about.
Author Profession: US Artist
I think whats important in a good manager and a good agent is that they know your vision and that they are passionate about you and believe in you. Because if they dont, then theyre not going to work hard for you, and theyre going to send you out on things that you dont want to do.
Author Profession: US Actor
It was not my wish to come into politics. I was not a public person, I preferred to spend my birthdays with family and friends. But the 2008 elections were fraudulent, so I decided to finance the opposition to make them stronger.
The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind.
Author Profession: US actor
I developed a mechanism so that whatever mistakes I made, I would bounce straight back. Whatever was happening off the pitch, I could put it to one side and maintain my form. Call it mental resilience or a strong mind, but that is what we mean when we talk about experience in a football team.
Author Profession: Canadian Philosopher
And thats how I start myself. I usually go back a couple of pages, maybe to the beginning of the chapter, and I start reading. And as Im reading, Im tweaking - putting in a different word, changing the syntax, putting that clause over there, you know that sort of thing.
Author Profession: US Director
You can admire people for sure, and theyre worth admiring, but you need to find that special thing about yourself. It takes working hard, getting the technique, and learning to sing and all that stuff, but the master class is about bringing yourself to the role.