One of the things that's hardest as an actor is you are being critiqued constantly, and having your mother critiquing you can be challenging.
I wonder what kind of environmental consciousness is to be developed in a family or a community where nature is seen as either an optional thing, not accessible to you, or something completely exotic, unwelcome.
I work six months and get three or four with the family.
My dream in growing up in the city of Detroit was to be Mayor. At the family picnics from the time I was 9-years-old that's what I told people I was going to be. The mayor of the city of Detroit.
Pete Dj Jones was the first person that I saw with 2 turntables. This was 1972.
On the football field I keep my emotions tied up inside. But when I'm with family, I let them out.
No matter what happens on the football field it doesn't change the kind of person I am.
I've always been a deep sleeper; because I come from such a large family - there are 10 kids - I could sleep through anything.
On his contract negotiations with the Devils: It's beyond money at this point. They're not even treating him as a member of their family, unless it's a dysfunctional family.
Even my family laughed at me because they thought this young guy who's always stuttering in front of other people should be in front of 100 musicians and talk to them and leading them.
You think I'm a pretty good race car driver? Wait until you see my brother. He's the best driver in the family.
[Nelson] Mandela was very keen not to be understood as an exceptional person.
One feels very blessed to be born into a family like the Birla family, which is a household name in India, which stands for tradition, is yet contemporary, stands for trust.
Im from a family of doctors, and I think they really wanted me to be a doctor. I even sort of assumed I would be a doctor.
I'm having a great time. I get to travel and see the world. And yeah, I'll have a family, because I don't want to miss out on that amazing experience, but it's not defining who I am.
There's just so much negative media surrounding professional athletes or sports in general, whether it's kids that are pressured too much or professional athletes making mistakes that influence their family.
When it comes to family policies, you are dealing with very private issues. Still, my husband and I decided that we didn't want to make our private lives a matter of public discussion.
If I were to tell you that I'm the one who does all the cooking, you'd interpret it as me trying to be some kind of role model. And if I were to say that my husband does all the cooking, you'd say: "Ah, so that's how it is with family ministers."
To free the voice is to free the person.
what shall we drink to?" "How about family?" Stacy said, showing up just in time to pour a fourth shot. "To those who are here, those who are gone, and those who are lost." and she clicked glasses with mom
I'm an insomniac lately. It's one of the many prizes you find in the Cracker Jack box of a crumbling [relationship],
We women. as glue for the family. lead lives that are important and conflicted. What we women choose to give up for our families is important and valid.
It's nice to be with someone, but I don't think you need to be in a relationship to feel complete. That would be really sad.
Alcoholism is a genetically predisposed disease and it does run in my family. I also think I felt like a misfit. I was in the South, everybody was blonde. I just didn't feel like I fitted in. It was sort of my way of fitting.
If we're to be judged by our parents and grandparents, then we all may as well impale ourselves upon jagged bits of rock.
If there were any people who were my role models I would just say it was my family's influence and the family and the kids around me.
I come from a food family, so you would think that I would be great at making baked beans or something, but I'm not.
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The most surprising fact that people do not know about breast cancer is that about 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer do not have a single relative with breast cancer. Much more than just family history and inherited genes factor into the breast cancer equation.
I have a great family by the way, but you need to find people who can pull something out from you that might be otherwise unseen.
I'm not the type of person that just needs to feel concrete and like nothing's going to change. I revel in the change.
My family are amazing. I had like, the perfect upbringing. It sucks for people like Lindsey [Lohan], but it's not her fault she's so off the rails.
When I stopped going to school, I got the strongest dose of perspective. When you're a kid, your friends, your school, your teachers, your family - that's your whole world, your whole existence. And then when I stopped going, I lost all my friends but the few that were really close to me.
Things don't happen for no reason.
I'm not ready to get married, but I have a pretty great family and I'd like that too, someday.
I would never cheapen my relationships by talking about them.
Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are
My mom is a script supervisor. It's like the family business. It never had that feeling of entertainment. It was always more like, "Eh, it's just a movie," with that crew mentality, which is, "We've done it before and we can do it again."
My family is just embarrassingly proud of me. My brothers get a little protective... overly protective. I've made rules now where I say: "You can't go outside and scream at people if they have cameras!"
I wanted to make sure that my act was family friendly for tonight, but I don't have babies. So I thought that maybe I could pretend that I had babies and that way I could appeal to the people in the audience who have babies and to the people who like to pretend that they have babies.