It’s relatively easy to act nice and normal in front of a crowd, or in public. The tricky part is doing it in private.
They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I – I wanted the public...
Are we adequately prepared? … No. We do not yet have a vaccine ready to go. If the pandemic happened next week, the public would be outraged that we waited and ignored the concerns and...
It’s unbelievable that people have the time and inclination to be as negative as they are on a public platform about people who accomplish whatever they do in the public eye.
—Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Ever since Romanticism, an oppositional mode, artists have the right, and indeed the duty, to attack social convention. But it is ridiculous and in fact self-infantilizing for them to expect to be financially supported by...
A man in public life expects to be sneered at — it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself.
The time has mainly gone on getting Inform into a decent shape for public use. I suppose the plot of ‘Curses’ makes a sequel conceivable when compared with, say, the plot of ‘Hamlet’ but none...
Ronald Reagan, whatever his pros and cons were, was a public servant in the end.
If you make the choice to serve the public, public service, then serve the public, not yourself.
I am a full-time Research Fellow at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, a small 501(c)(3) public charity supported primarily by individual donations.
I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it’s the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
Several years ago, I began losing my hair, and like a lot of men, it was a major concern to me, in fact it was practically an obsession. But, also I’m an actor, so I’m...
We recognised Urdu as the second official language and made it a medium of examination in all Bihar Public Service Commission tests.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It’s sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it...
There must not be favoured treatment for those occupying a position of public responsibility.
The possibility of my presidential candidacy emerged spontaneously in public opinion polls. For my part, I noticed people’s affection when I was doing work on the ground. I think the important thing is that my...
When a Cabinet Minister who is sacked for telling lies is re-appointed, in the face of every constitutional convention, only for the same man to be sacked again from the same Cabinet for the same...
I have a very small public.
My professional life has been about public service. My personal life I define very intently through my family.
Since we replaced the compulsory military draft with an all-volunteer force in 1973, our nation has been making decisions about wars without worry over who fights them. I sincerely believe that reinstating the draft would...
Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture.
If the word gets out, if the perception exists that by speaking to a CBS journalist you are, therefore, inevitably, immediately speaking to the police, I don’t think there’s any doubt but that people won’t...
In public, an admission of technological inadequacy would be too embarrassing.
The fact that the public are mesmerised by Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan and all these miserable people makes me laugh because those celebrities are more miserable than the people reading about them for escapism.
It’s not my fault if the media and the public are more interested in Tiger Woods than in women farm workers.
The temptations are great to simply retreat to the domain of private life and give up on our public problems.
Being a public servant, this is a serious job, not like a boxer, you’re entertaining people.
When I started this book last year, I had a small reception in mind. A few copies in my hand to share with close friends, maybe a small gathering… I never imagined that my book...
In my home State of Minnesota, I have seen firsthand the importance of Byrne grants to local police in reducing crime and drugs and improving public safety.
When I first came to Oxford, I struggled to feel comfortable in an Anglican, public school-dominated institution.
I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan’s record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before...
Sometimes we pay too much attention in Washington to public relations, as opposed to the substance.
I have always told anyone who would listen that I was available for more public service.
The culture is about moving to a place where tobacco and smoking isn’t part of normal life: people don’t encounter it normally, they don’t see it in their big supermarkets, they don’t see people smoking...
People think I have the benefit of a public school education. I have this suave and debonair label, but really, I’m as common as muck.
Ukisema ukweli utapata uhuru wa nafsi. Ukisema uongo utapata uhuru wa umma. Heri uhuru wa nafsi kuliko wa umma.
It’s truly gratifying to see my films reach beyond a familiar public, to get a chance to move new audiences. It’s nuts. It’s extraordinary.
We all make mistakes. Some just manufacture them in a factory and sell them to the public.
When I went public with my breast cancer diagnosis six weeks ago, the overwhelming outpouring of love, prayers and support really helped me heal faster. I want to make sure to thank everyone.
Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be...
Some of my battles with weight have been very public. But most of them have been internal. Even at my thinnest, when my body was being praised, I wasn’t happy with what I saw in...
My father was a physicist and also an activist. My first public protest was with my dad at Stanford. I came by all that honestly.
The image you see of me out in public is really different from who I am in real life.
When you’re used to being in the public eye, if you’ve got a disease, you’ve got to own up to it. It’s about being about it, not running from it.
Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O’Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.
When I heard Monk in person in 1955, he was playing with a quartet in a small club. The place was full of musicians, but there was no public at all.
Dwight Eisenhower, the Republican nominee in 1952, made a strong public commitment to ending the war in Korea, where fighting had reached a stalemate.
Political stress is always apt to shrink the private arena and attach it on to the public
I have always been a person who is extremely comfortable in my skin. I have always just been myself in all these years on the public platform.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
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