Surround yourself with people that want to see you happy.
I think people have to choose between living with contradictions or painting themselves into a corner. I have a lot of contradictions.
People might say I’m difficult, but did you ever hear anyone describe a label as ‘difficult’? By nature, artists should challenge. When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power.
My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life to discover the virtue inherent within them and to bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.
I’m trying to trick people into thinking about the unthinkable by using pop culture images.
Labels only confuse people. The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories. But I always try to entertain. It’s in my nature; writers are born to entertain. If that means working ostensibly within a genre, fine.
People come from a certain generation and a certain whole way of looking at things, and you really do become a prisoner of your own world.
I like people not being able to be pigeon-holed.
We have people in the band who don’t drink or do drugs… some of us like to go sightseeing.
This is the most terrible thing that can happen in a friendly country if Thai people have to escape from the backdoor of an embassy.
Don’t underestimate the people. Let them decide.
People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil. What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous is that we import refined product just making us more dependent on the industry.
Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
Being fit will keep you mentally sharp and people forget that.
As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what’s going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
On July 26, 1916, I announced to all my friends in America that from now on I resolved to write no more poems in the classical language, and to begin my experiments in writing poetry in the so-called vulgar tongue of the people.