A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Quotes
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The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.
Thinking about your role will automatically get you in the frame of mind to get your strategy and game plan right before you step onto that field.
When I was working with Tom Ford, he would just look at me and ask, 'Will you wear it?' I'd say, 'Ah, too long, too short, lower waist, deeper V, unbutton' - that sort of thing. I don't create clothes, but I definitely know how to make them come alive.
There is a kind of structure for a story that was peculiarly compelling for the radio. I thought I had invented it atom-by-atom sitting in an editing booth in Washington on M Street when I was in my 20s. Then I found out that it is one of the oldest forms of telling a story - it was the structure of a sermon.
I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts.
It's the sum of the parts that make up the whole, so in my opinion excellence comes from how one undertakes to do something. It all begins with the thought process - which is creative and exalted to produce something out of the ordinary.
Every night, half an hour before curtain up, the bells of St. Malachy's, the Actors' Chapel on New York's 49th Street, peal the tune of 'There's No Business Like Show Business.' If you walk the streets of the theatre district before a show and see the vast, enthusiastic lines it sounds like a calling: there is certainly no place like Broadway.
It'll come off. If you can't get it off yourself, just take it to Miss Jody.
The problem with writing a book about bulimia is that whenever you go to the washroom, people think you're throwing up.
Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
Limitations can be hugely creative and hugely inspiring - so long as they are the ones you choose for yourself. I will not allow anyone to take anything off my palette, but if I do, then within that, I can be creative.
You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam