I could not find any way that we could really run the kind of campaign I wanted to run if we were targeting delegates and still trying to talk to people, which is what keeps me going as a human being.
The problem facing our people here in America is bigger than all other personal or organizational differences. Therefore as leaders, we must stop worrying about the threat we seem to think we pose to each other's personal prestige; and concentrate our united efforts towards solving the unending hurt that is being done daily to our people here in America.
In Mumbai, I found, people practiced a showy, demonstrative kind of love, one unafraid of affection or emotion.
Many of my projects are inspired by Indian mythology. We have read that in the ancient times, people could expand their body parts, extend arms - all of that reads like a dream. But all this can be done using technology based on simple solutions.
Perhaps gaining power doesn't cause people to act like takers. It simply creates the opportunity for people who think like takers to express themselves.
I've always fought for my country, in my own way, showing that Filipinos are a strong people and can do anything that they put their minds to.
The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead.
The way we remember people, even their beauty is all so subjective and a matter of perspective.
People say, 'How does having kids change your writing? Do you see the world through their eyes?' No - you just become a faster songwriter... In the old days, you'd be like, 'Oh I'm gonna work on this song for a few days.'
On privacy issues, it's just like hundreds of years ago when people said, 'I would rather put my money under my pillow than in a bank.' But today, banks know how to protect money much better than you do. Today, we may not have the answers to privacy issues, but I believe our young people will come up with the solutions.
It's exciting to be with really, really good people. Some people make you feel like you've got to up your game. Working with good people is always good.
People are worms, and even the God who created them is immensely bored with their antics.
Ama Ata Aidoo