Naveen Jain Quotes
I may have managed to build a successful technology startup that had gone public by the time my three kids hit their 13th birthdays, but don't think that bought my wife and me any special respect from our teenagers.
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Hallucinatory - that's just the way everyday life is, in Colombia. All the time, you say to yourself, did I just see that?
FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
Most Arab Israelis speak Hebrew, but not the other way around. It's about time that changed.
Most of my early records were not cohesive at all, just collections of demos recorded in different years. 'Odelay' was the first time I actually got to go in the studio and record a piece of music in a continuous linear fashion, although that was written over a year.
Lanai at one time grew 98% of the world's pineapples. But the world's pineapples are now grown in two places, Costa Rica and Panama, because no one wants to spend $45 for a pineapple from the United States.
I've been writing for a long time. I sat down to write my first novel in the middle of March of 1982.
J. A. Jance
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
W. H. Auden
If you want to bring down the prices of healthcare and education, the answer will be more innovation, more technology, which will then have the effect of freaking everybody out and saying, 'Oh, my God, you're going to kill all the jobs.'
It takes time and energy, and if I'm working, then I'd rather flop in front of the telly than put on a tiny dress and work out how to get myself to God knows where. I mean, lazy some would call it.
They see me as being this Super Mom on TV who also can more than handle a difficult husband, and they assume I'm going to be just full of wisdom as a mother and wife myself.
I went to hockey camp at Michigan because my dad has some relatives in the Ann Arbor area. We went to visit them as kids, and you start to learn the language from being around people. At the same time, when I got to college, I thought my English was better than it really was. I learned a lot over my four years.
For me, if the words are good on the page, the rest of it comes from spending some time with the script, and not like you're learning lines but absorbing what the script has to offer.
J. K. Simmons
I find that, maybe because I'm also a singer, I hear music in characters all the time, even if they don't sing. I hear what affects me in my heart.
You can't please everybody. You'd be crazy if you're trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself.
I go to South Dakota for ceremonies when I have the time. And when you learn what the Indian peoples have gone through to hold onto their culture and traditions... wow, it's an amazing story.
After reading Eminem's autobiography, which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight so many demons in his life.
Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.
Every game, we're going to go for it, so when we get into playoff time, it's not like, 'You've really got to ratchet it up. You've really got to do something different.' Then what have I been doing the whole time?
As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.
I have spent a lot of time with foster children over the years - kids for whom I have not necessarily acted as a foster parent.
I think 2020 can still be my time.
I remember the first day of school my first year in the classroom. My stomach churned with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Could I do the job? Could I connect with the kids? Will there be the chemistry to build relationships and get the job done, or will I totally flop?
The House is composed of very good men, not shining, but honest and reasonably well-informed, and in time they will be found to improve, and not to be much inferior in eloquence, science, and dignity, to the British Commons. They are patriotic enough, and I believe there are more stupid (as well as more shining) people in the latter, in proportion.
With my quick success, I didn't have time to learn the ropes of the music business. Because my first record was such a hit, I was terribly spoiled and I thought I couldn't do anything wrong. I was also desperate to make tons of money because of my responsibility to my daughter. And there was no longer any joy in making music.
There's this common perception that having a famous last name is all you need. A surname may get you a meeting, but if there's no talent you won't get the part.
What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
Sleep is over-rated. When you're creating, travelling, and having the best time of your life the last thing on your mind is sleep.
I was in New York on September 11 when those planes hit the World Trade Center. At the time, it seemed like it was a local thing. But three or four days later, by the time we drove across the country in the bus, we realized it wasn't a local thing. You could really feel the states become united. We became the United States of America.
They based their extrapolations on numbers. That worked as long as money, which is easily measured numerically, was the principle motivating force in human affairs. But as time progressed, human actions became responsive instead to a multitude of incommensurable vectors.
No matter what our personal circumstances may be, if we ourselves become a source of light, then there will be no darkness in the world.
It really is appallingly difficult to do something which is complete in every respect, and I think most people are content with mere approximations. Well, my dear friend, I intend to battle on, scrape off and start again.
The percentage of actors employed is pretty small, and if you're lucky enough to have a good run at it, you do have a sense of responsibility.
You might say that I'm the Michelangelo of the dress business.
What science fiction does is take what might be possible someday and examine what might happen if it were - the drawbacks and the positive things.
And I says back to him, 'Calvin, sounding like an educated man don’t make you educated,' and he says back to me, 'I'd rather be ignorant and sound educated than be educated and sound ignorant,' and I said, 'Why?' and he says to me, 'Because if you sound educated then nobody ever tests you to find out, but if you sound ignorant they never stop.'
Orson Scott Card
He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
My answer to that i.e. the question of whether Ruth hoped to set a new single-season HR record was 'No.' I don't believe I can ever better my 60 mark that I made in 1927. And, frankly, I don't believe anyone else will beat it for a long time either.
It definitely helps to have been through the arm training flow before and to have used the arm on orbit, and it also gives me the confidence to know that our training facilities are really good, that when you get up there, you feel like you've been there.
Linda M. Godwin
Keynesianism, if you add its flexible, muscular form during the Depression to its more rigid postwar version, lasted forty-five years. Our own Globalization, with its technocratic and technological determinism and market idolatry, had thirty years. And now it, too, is dead.
John Ralston Saul
Every person is a golden link in the chain of my good.
Florence Scovel Shinn
My daughters been picked up so many times she's starting to grow handles.
Growing up, Tina Turner was definitely one of my influences, and, um, I take things from different artists, and I put them in my music, and I put them in my persona and my - they help me form into the artist that I am, so - for people to actually hear that come through the music is exciting.
In general, all cancers have been traditionally characterized by the way they appear under the microscope and the organs in which they arise.
Harold E. Varmus
When I think about atheist friends, including my father, they seem to me like people who have no ear for music, or who have never been in love.
A. N. Wilson
Just about every therapist or counselor or social worker is practiced in dealing with people going through failing relationships, ending them, and confronting issues of custody and support.
I tell people to look at me and understand that everybody first told me that I couldn't be a 6-foot, 9-inch point guard, and I proved them wrong. Then they told me I couldn't be a businessman and make money in urban America, and I proved them wrong. And they thought I couldn't win all these championships, and I proved them wrong there as well.
On the tech side, little start-ups can do something magnificent. They don't need too much in terms of plants and infrastructure.