Barack Obama Quotes
We know that the nation that goes all-in on innovation today will own the global economy tomorrow. This is an edge America cannot surrender.
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If we pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, Islamic jihadism is on the rise. And they continue, as we see in Lebanon, to seek to destroy the State of Israel and seek to drive America back and bring us to our knees. We must stand tall and straight.
In the back of my mind, I can never forget this could be gone tomorrow - and at this point I think the odds are against me... the chances of succeeding in this business are slim to none; there's only a handful of people that have long careers. You have to put in the work, you can never be satisfied, never take it for granted.
A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.
You could be worth $2 billion today and a half a billion tomorrow. It doesn't take much for this to disappear overnight.
Motivated more by partisan politics than by national security, today's Democratic leaders see America as an occupier, not a liberator. And nothing makes this Marine madder than someone calling American troops occupiers rather than liberators.
We humans lack imagination, to the point of not even knowing what tomorrow's important things will look like.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Confederacy was so entwined with the idea of preserving slavery that the flag, even today, can evoke racial polarization...
Victor Davis Hanson
I never consciously said, 'I want to be an actor.' It sounds stupid, but it's kind of like being a painter or something. You don't say, 'From today on I'm going to be a painter.' It's not something conscious - you've just been painting pictures all your life.
Charles Bean is a brilliant director. I come in with an idea and try to do it, but I fall on my face. And then, he says, 'Wait a minute, there was a little moment in there. Let's try that moment and expand in that direction.'
In a perfect world, there would be freedom of religion and freedom for all religions to exercise their religion everywhere.
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers.