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You win football games by first getting possession and then running 3- and 5-yard plays. Not by Hail Mary passes. Common sense, elbow grease, and keeping a positive attitude.
A wise governor told me a long time ago, political capital you don’t get more of by keeping it. You get it by using it.
My dad probably gave me the best advice growing up. I think it’s really just keeping your cool in situations and learning to balance everything.
Despite all the dysfunction in Washington, I believe that when it comes to helping veterans and keeping our fundamental promises as a country, we can come together and do the right thing.
The highest levels of fame in the entertainment business are geared toward keeping the artist disconnected, disinterested and continuing to make product and not developing any sort of ‘normal life.’
I think the hardest part about anything you do for 18 months is just keeping yourself together for 18 months.
In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained, on the assumption that if I get bored, my readers are going to be even more bored.
Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one’s mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.
People say keeping it real is a hard thing to do. Keeping it real is easy. Being fake and being soft is hard to do.
Money is just a way of keeping score.
It’s a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge.
In my early twenties, that’s when I really began to write. Before that, I was too busy working, keeping myself going.
As Attorney General, my most important responsibility is keeping New Yorkers safe by enforcing the laws that protect our people from harm. But another fundamental part of my job is to seek to advance the basic American principle of equal justice under law.
Too often, while well-intentioned, our poverty programs fail the poor. They fail them by keeping them in cycles of dependency.
I have learned that keeping my personal life outside of work is the easier, richer way to work.
The wound-tight, travel-light Obama has a distaste for the adversarial and the random. But if you stick too rigidly to a ‘No Drama’ rule in the White House, you risk keeping reality at bay. Presidencies are always about crisis management.
By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check.
There are people in the public sector with a range of experiences that have no equivalent in business, but are essential to governing, like keeping a kid in school or helping someone get and hold a job. The value of those skills can’t easily be measured against a bottom line.
I have been keeping myself fit. I am going on holiday next week in the Mediterranean so that I can really unwind after the football season and have a rest.
It’s tough at slip. The ball doesn’t come to you very often. So from that perspective, I enjoy keeping more – you’re in the game the whole time.
The rest of my work, besides sketching and keeping a diary, which was the most troublesome of all, consisted in making geological and zoological collections.
I was in my early 30s, and I longed for real friendships and real relationships, and I started asking myself why I didn’t have that. I had a couple of male friends, but every time I would hang out with them, it felt like there was something keeping us apart.
For me it’s all about keeping things simple and feeling comfortable in what I am wearing. I prefer investing in classic well-tailored pieces.
I just stay focused, and I always think about gymnastics. I am just doing what I always do… working really hard and pushing myself to the maximum and keeping myself motivated.
For me, keeping it simple is the best way to live life, to not complicate things, to sort of keep things in perspective.
A lack of reform – particularly in international tax – has hurt our ability to compete in a global economy by keeping U.S. corporate cash overseas and reducing domestic investment, slowing economic growth.
Keeping a lid on taxes is not just good for the taxpayer. It’s a powerful way to force government to be more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter. Let me repeat that: more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter – that’s what we need to be about.
I think it is a luxury and privilege to be sane and well and pessimistic. Because with depression, you have no other option. You don’t want that pessimism, because it is crushing you and keeping you down at the bottom of the well.
Keeping customers is about the experience, and the employees control the culture and temperature of the business. Never forget that.
You’re going to a bunch of auditions, and most of the time you’re just getting denied, but just staying in there and keeping my head and being determined helped. Growing is what’s challenging; you have to constantly practice your craft.
When we were shooting ‘The Book Thief,’ I was keeping all these journals. And I remember talking to my mom, really trying to verbalize all the experiences I was having. And I remember my mom saying, ‘Ben, reflection is a retroactive process.’ When you’re going through it, that’s the time to just let it wash over you.
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time.
I am happy being an actor. Donning the hat of a producer was a tough job and a different experience, as it involved watching the crew‘s requirements, keeping track of the finances, and also perfecting my role as an actor. But it was a tremendous learning experience.
For me, it’s more about keeping it simple with a rock and roll edge. It’s all about accessorising.
Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.
I’m good at keeping my physical health. My brain is not allowed to have injuries, neither is my body.
I have this view that losing weight is easy, keeping it off is hard because keeping it off is the discipline.
And, you know, I watched him in Texas where he stood on his principle but he also reached out to members of the other party to try to work with them, to try to forge agreement where he could in keeping with his conservative principles to make Texas a better place.
I have stopped having goals. If you have many goals, and you don’t reach your goals, it is very upsetting, so I just think of keeping it simple, working hard and going and playing the game. But I know there are going to be very important series for Indian cricket. I will just try my best to be in my fittest form.
Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs.
Keeping with our family tradition of sending their children abroad for a couple of years, and aware of my interest in chemistry, I was sent to a boarding school in Switzerland when I was 11 years old, on the assumption that German was an important language for a prospective chemist to learn.
I think it’s his perception of knowing how to make a record build, keeping the integrity of the song in the music and really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment my voice and to compliment the song.
I don’t think Philadelphia‘s challenge is in coming up with great ideas or having great founders. I think the real challenge is keeping them here.
Swarms are one very simple way of keeping ourselves ahead of the machines.
Fitness is about keeping yourself healthy. This is something you do for yourself and for your loved ones.
No, I like to wear as least amount of makeup as I can during my everyday life because I’m just all about keeping my skin healthy and hydrated and I love to laugh and have a great time and smile – that’s when I feel the most pretty so I just want to make sure that I stay happy.
Let me be very frank. I make films keeping within the mainstream and my cinema is popular cinema. I love it this way.
The U.S. is the biggest investor in research and development in the world. It has the best universities. Keeping them supplied with the best talent is essential.
I won this award for keeping my mouth shut, so I think I’ll do it again now.
I just want to grow spiritually with the Lord. I’m keeping strong at it, just trying to make my walk with faith a little better.
Meaningful innovation can be an important catalyst in encouraging resilience in seniors, keeping them independent and engaged.
The only thing that everyone needs to look out for is keeping the students reading through high school and thereafter.
The Holy Ghost will testify to our hearts, and the hearts of those gathered around with us, what He would have us do. And it is by keeping His commandments that we can have our hearts knit together as one.
The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
I think the black community is no different from any other community. We need to take responsibility for how we live together. We need to be personally responsible for keeping our streets clean, our schools safe, and our houses peaceful.
I’m always just looking to get back to the joy of playing music, and keeping it simple, as much as I can.
When the kids were young, they just wanted to be around us. We were units of comfort and support. As they get older, we work the turnstile, helping the exasperated customer pass whatever temporary obstacle is keeping them from their next exciting thing. Now we’re the ones who just like having them in the room.
We’re all driven to premieres or nightclubs and seen the rope separating those who can enter and those who can’t. Well, there’s also a velvet rope we have inside of us, keeping others from knowing our feelings.
In a nation growing increasingly more diverse, it is imperative that the organizations tasked with keeping us informed reflect the same diversity.
In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world.
Few things are more important to our country’s future than recruiting and keeping great teachers in our schools.
It’s a director’s job to tell a story and he’s very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that’s exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn’t understand but he told a wonderful story.
I always make a point of keeping the most pleasant-sounding name for the murderer. As he or she is bound to come to an unpleasant end, it seems the very least the author can do.
I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter.
I’m a big believer in keeping a certain balance between the whirlwind that life can feel like sometimes, and slowing down and doing things that really make me feel alive.
My process is walking down to the locker room, laying everything out to how I like it. I’m very particular about setting up my bags and my dressing situation. I love to pull out that portable speaker and blare music even if nobody else likes it. To me, its just keeping everything the same every single night.
I don’t work on longevity, I work on keeping people healthy.
I babysat kids in a ShopRite, which is a grocery store. They had a babysitting center so that parents could bring their children while they shopped. It was awful. I also was not very good at keeping the kids calm.
As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty.
President George W. Bush‘s aggressive war on Islamic terrorism produced a 100 percent perfect track record of keeping the United States safe from another attack. The result has been increased security for the American people, who, in turn, have become complacent about the true nature of the threat.
I’m very aware of the fact that Broadway musicals being brought to the screen are very few and far between, and it’s important to continue that relationship between Broadway and film. It’s a privilege and an honor for me to be instrumental in some way in keeping that alive.
I was good at keeping my mother from crying.
The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis.
The denial of female aggression is a destructive myth. It robs an entire gender of a significant spectrum of power, leaving women less than equal with men and effectively keeping them ‘in their place’ and under control.
So I figured in keeping with the record, I’d do something off the wall which is show up for free and wing it… I don’t know, I’m just going to play some songs. I think it’ll be fun.
By keeping most tax rates at present levels, Obama and the Democrats will claim that they have championed tax cuts for the middle class.
Your desires will source you with the inspiration to release your outdated beliefs and let go of whatever behavior is keeping you stuck in the past.
When you get older, keeping the private stuff private seems less important.
I just like keeping busy and having ten things on the go.
Even at my biggest, I want to be writing for other artists. Even at my peak – the highest I can be as an artist – I always want to be keeping my creative juices flowing, keeping money in the bank, putting my intellectual property out there.
Parenting is the most important job on the planet next to keeping Gary Busey off the nation’s highways.
I feel like I’m part of a generation of people who are stuck in the past and are really self-absorbed. I mean, we’re actually taking pictures of ourselves and posting them on Facebook, and keeping in touch with people that should have been out of our lives 15 years ago.
Anecdotes are factoids of questionable provenance, burnished to a high gloss, often set in gilded venues and populated with familiar names as background atmosphere, purged of ambiguity in the interest of keeping the narrative flowing smoothly.
When I was really small, my mother had difficulty keeping me dressed, as I liked to be naked! I definitely had very strong ideas on what I wanted to wear. My favourite look was always Action Man and Spiderman. Now though, I really like beautiful clothes.
Such is the endless dilemma of dialect. Not every reader will ever agree with the way that I handle it, no matter how hard I work to keep everything readable. But again it’s that balance I have to maintain between keeping it easy and keeping it real, and I know that I’ll never please everyone.
I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I’m off it, I’m very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I’m making the underground music, and keeping it real.
I’m keeping the pixie. I hope I inspire people… it’s really cool to have short hair.
I like doing something romantic with a girl on Valentine’s Day, like making her dinner and keeping it simple. The more quality time, the better.
Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water.
I always feel this huge responsibility to the script when it arrives, keeping it confidential.
I smoke as much as I want and chew tobacco a good deal of the time. I don’t pay any attention to the rules for keeping in physical condition. I think they are a lot of bunk. The less you worry about the effect of tea and coffee on the lining of your stomach, the longer you will live, and the happier you will be.
When we think of what is necessary for the phenomenon that we call life, we think of compartmentalization, keeping the molecules which are important for life in a membrane, isolated from the rest of the environment, but yet, in an environment in which they actually could originate together.
Making North Carolina a Top 10 Educated state is the backbone for a strong economy, attracting good paying jobs, helping incomes rise and keeping our communities vibrant.
The IRS targeting certain groups for harassment because of their politics would be unfair. If we found out the NSA was keeping special tabs on everyone who worshiped at a mosque or took a Bible trip through the Middle East, you’d have an uprising.
My parents had no money, but they had strong values that I’ve carried throughout my life – things like not going into debt, never borrowing money, never leveraging, paying your bills on time, keeping your agreements, selling customers the right things, treating employees right, and growing things.
How is Maggie Rowe compensating for her decision to not have a child? Is what she is doing instead enough to justify that decision? What is she doing instead, and why can’t she be better at it? What’s keeping her from getting a better overall existence score in comparison to an arbitrary sampling of other human beings?
It’s a question of keeping one’s eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They’re watching me too, to see what my attitude is like.
I’ve been pretty good about keeping my nose to the grindstone. I feel like I won a lot of matches from hard work and persistence, even maybe when I had better options as far as shot-making.
You know, I like to think that I will subscribe very much to the core Republican principles of small government. Making a small number of rules and getting out of the way. Keeping taxes low. Creating an environment for small businesses to grow and thrive.
If being recalled is the price for keeping one’s promises, then so be it.
The majority of the film industry is, like, obsessed with a ridiculous gender binary and keeping with this stupid social binary. Like, who cares?
There is no denying that auto-bill pay is easier and more convenient than keeping track of and remembering to pay all of your bills each month, so it makes sense to use it for fixed expenses that you have approved and that you’re 100% comfortable with.
I’ve been able to stay good because of my family and keeping God first. If you don’t have God in your life, how are you going to navigate through this world?
As a child who loved to read, I had trouble finding honest stories. I felt that adults were always keeping secrets from me, even in the books I was reading.
President Obama has tried to spin the paltry new job creation numbers as ‘a step in the right direction.’ But, clearly, the small growth in jobs isn’t even keeping up with population growth, much less returning the workforce to a healthy level.
If you have an embarrassing story, and it’s a source of shame, keeping it in just compounds the shame and turns the story into something poisonous. And if someone knows about it, then it can be used against you.
Since the beginning, HTC has focused on developing strong research and development capabilities and keeping a close eye on consumer, market and technology trends.
I have a problem keeping my mouth shut. I usually speak my mind. I’m trying to learn my lesson.
I enjoy taking part in footballing events that are for social causes because, in my view, inspiring children through sport is a way of keeping their bodies and minds healthy as well as helping nurture their intelligence and ability to relate with others.
I think that Twitter and YT and blogs are keeping media more honest. Everyone can be a journalist now. Everyone is a fact checker.
Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.
The greatest economic power might in fact remain in the hands of the Federal Reserve. Economists credit the Fed’s policy of keeping interest rates at historic lows with helping to pump up the economy and bring unemployment down.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
TV isn’t a wide medium when it comes to boldness on the small screen because of the audience. It reaches out to the audience but keeping the traditions intact.
The Constitution shall never be construed… to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
Obviously I want to support women, and I believe in women, and I think we should support each other, but we shouldn’t go into extremes. Some women can get very aggressive towards men, but we need men and love men, so keeping the right balance is the most important thing.
On the personal side, family is really important to me. I have a big family – five kids and 12 grandkids – so keeping that going is wonderful. And I do a lot of philanthropy. I’m chairman of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
The romantic image of the ancient world is very inspiring, as is nature itself, but I think the dissatisfaction with our modern world is the strongest force keeping me going.
I’m good at keeping secrets. My friends always tell me their secrets because I keep them well.
The biggest issue is muscle pliability. That’s what I think the biggest secret to me is. What is muscle pliability? Muscle pliability is keeping your muscles long and soft.
I really, really pride myself on being a professional and a man of keeping my word. It means a lot to me, truly.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
My mother’s father taught English literature. When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay’s ‘Lays of Ancient Rome.’ While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I’d be Horatius keeping the bridge.
Making money is easy. It is. The difficult thing in life is not making it, it’s keeping it.
The secret is keeping busy, and loving what you do.
Costa Rica, with its tourist-based economy and lack of a national army, has focused on keeping safe its beaches, parks and other public draws. It is one if the safest countries in Central America based on the number of homicides.
Isn’t privacy about keeping taboos in their place?
Meditation means keeping one mind. You must understand – what is life? What is death? If you keep one mind, there is no life, no death. Then if you die tomorrow, no problem; if you die in five minutes, no problem.
We’re all constantly keeping score. You can’t help it. But trying to pit ourselves against other people in some measurable way is largely a waste of time.
I’m a documentary image maker, still and moving, because keeping the real world on the agenda is really important at a time when we’re increasingly disconnected from parts of the world on whom we depend.
Keeping your head down and just writing is only part of the equation, so I surround myself with smart people to help sell my books.
Great leaders find a way to rise above politics while at the same time keeping their party’s loyalists in the fold.
I think, especially in our business we meet a lot of people, and sometimes you spend so much time being nice to strangers, and so, you know, keeping a clear head and just being nice to each other. And that’s all the advice I can give.
What makes me happy is just keeping my brain challenged and stimulated and on its toes.
When I was a student, I studied philosophy and religion. I talked about being patient. Some people say I was too hopeful, too optimistic, but you have to be optimistic just in keeping with the philosophy of non-violence.
I’m always keeping an eye out for a period piece. I was trained in theatre, so most of the things we did were classical – Shakespeare, Moliere, and Chekhov.
There’s a kind of sick security some people get out of keeping away from people with disabilities. They are running away from any situation that’s not totally pure and all-American and that requires them to do any thinking.
Conservation is key to preserving many of the world’s natural beauty spots, so do your best to help by keeping to designated footpaths and being a discerning souvenir collector.
Modern women – we’re very good at keeping ourselves busy. There are PTA meetings, exercising, bake sales at school. I like that my life is not the same every day.
The characters that populate my books are global nomads in their own right, keeping multiple homes around the world and constantly jet-setting to new places.
Doug Ford was one of the first of the old pros I saw during my first full year on tour, in 1963. To this day he’s the best chipper I’ve ever seen. One thing Doug did was get the ball onto the green and rolling right away, keeping it as low as possible. He never hit his chips higher than was absolutely necessary.
But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don’t write short stories because they turn into novels.
The men and women at our borders, given adequate resources, are doing an excellent job of keeping us safe.
I really like supernatural stories, but, to me, ‘Witches of East End’ is really grounded. It’s not just going for the magic tricks and keeping it superficial and action-y.
Many of Bush’s defenders have praised him for keeping the country safe since Sept. 11, 2001. He deserves that praise, and I’m perfectly happy to defend most of his surveillance, interrogation and counterterrorism policies against his critics.
It’s just keeping what I want private, private, and the same with Charlie.
I have to say that it was a thrilling ride to be on ‘Terriers.’ It was this odd circumstance where it was really loved by the people it was loved by, but it didn’t do well. In fairness to FX, they were just so generous in keeping it on the air the whole year.
A great deal has been said about my commitment not to raise taxes. It’s a core value – it’s common sense – it’s important to keeping and growing jobs – and it’s mainstream!
I think that lyrically, ‘Safe’ is a very positive song: it’s very strong; it’s about keeping somebody safe and protecting people. I think everybody anywhere in the world can relate to it. I think everybody wants to feel safe; everybody wants to feel protected.
Most of an award-show host’s job is showing up and keeping a cool head and soldiering through it, whether it’s the Oscars or the Hallmark Channel‘s ‘Hero Dog Awards.’
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the importance of having safe and accessible public lands as outdoor spaces in which to reflect and grow. We are all responsible for being stewards of these precious lands and keeping these natural treasures safe for generations to come.
It’s extremely hard work keeping fresh.
There are too many people around keeping me grounded to go off the rails. I’m my own person.
Leadership is inspiring people. Management is keeping the trains running on time.
Every day there’s a lot of things I block out, because if I start visualising things, I tend to go completely insane. I’ve always had anxiety issues, and it can totally overwhelm me and suck me under if I’m not keeping focused. I just think and think until I have a panic attack, and then it dies down.
I probably shouldn’t treat interviews as therapy sessions, but I don’t keep a diary, so these end up being my way of keeping track of where I’m at and letting it all out.
Making a series can sometimes feel like you’re keeping a secret for months until it comes out; so when it finalizes in front of you, if you like the final product, it can be very exciting.
Our communities face many challenges, from keeping our kids safe in public, to the war on terrorism. But few have such immediate consequences as we face from methamphetamine.
Many photographers get involved with the people whom they take pictures of; others prefer being observers, keeping a certain distance.
I think that it’s just about balance, keeping myself centered, and being happy and healthy.
I use honey to condition my hair and eggs for protein. Also, mayonnaise and olive oil are great options for keeping it moisturized.
I’m not good at keeping secrets.
I love playing video games. I love listening to music. Just surfing the web. Facebook, Twitter, keeping in touch with people from home.
Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
There is something fundamentally fascinating about the mechanics, I guess, of the human body and where consciousness and mind exist, and what you can do with the mechanics of the body while keeping those intact, and where those two cross over.
One of the best ways of reducing both CO2 emissions and poverty in the South would be to strengthen the existing, decentralised demographic pattern by keeping villages and small towns alive. This would allow communities to maintain social cohesion and a closer contact with the land.
In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Well, I want you all to know that I’m keeping a chart.
My mom has always been beside me, always telling me what’s right and what’s not, guiding me through it all, keeping me away from bad company and from bad habits.
The great thing about it is, in Hollywood, certain people are very good at keeping their lives and who they are very private. I’ve never met anybody as down to earth and cool in Hollywood than Matt Damon.
As I got older, I never considered that tons of people were watching me on television every week. I give a nod to my parents for keeping me as normal as I could be in an un-normal adult world.
By keeping your eye on the ultimate goal, you lean into the mess and try to make the outcome a little better.
Individual people shouldn’t be fearful, because by and large our government, the federal government – people always talk; obviously, they don’t trust the feds, whatever. The federal government and local communities have done a pretty good job at keeping us safe.
I’ve met so many leaders who realize that telling your colleagues something that is on your mind is so much easier than keeping it in. Sometimes the things we make up in our heads are not nearly as big a deal as we think.
I was writing my Ph.D. in the late 1980s and was keeping an eye on what was happening in the world. It became obvious to me that Russia couldn’t live without computers. I think I worked this out a year before anyone else. I started looking for people who could help import them.
I eat very clean, healthy food at all times because I’m very focused about keeping myself in shape.
I love keeping a connection with everyone I’ve worked with.
Don’t keep your own schedule – that will eat too much of your time keeping your own schedule. And when you are tired, stop. Because if you are too tired, you become not productive, and you are wasting time.
I remember when I fought Kevin Randleman, I was so wary about him taking me down, I figured it if he takes me down, was going to be so hard for me to get back up because he’s just so good at ground and pound and keeping you on your back and it takes so much energy to get back up.
I’ve started doing my Kathak, and I rehearse every day. Also, I’m eating right and keeping in shape. I’m a non-smoker and non-drinker and essentially a happy person. That’s what counts the most. Your well-being is reflected in your personality.
As a member of the Mormon church, Romney is instructed to tithe 10 percent of his income. That’s in keeping with most charitable giving: Religious institutions get about one-third of all contributions, according to ‘The American’ magazine.
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.
When you’re directing an ongoing series, the tone has already been set. So a director will come in and fulfill that tone – reinforce the characters and their behavior. The challenge is to find unique ways that you can visually tell the story while keeping the established tone and the pace and the characters.
Anyone can be a DJ but it’s understanding how to read a crowd and keeping them on the floor is what takes years of experience.
I always try meditation. Meditation means always keeping one mind, not-moving mind.
I’ve always been steady on and off keeping diaries and journals. I try to document everything so I can remember it the older I get.
If I had a reality show, it would probably be called ‘Keeping Fit with Jesse Tyler Ferguson‘ because then I’d be forced to hit the gym every day.
The whole idea of juicing is good if you are trying to diet and use it in limited basis. I use juice drinks only once a week. I use emulsified drinks because in emulsification you are keeping everything. You are keeping the pulp, you are keeping the skin with all of the phytonutrients.
When you write a song, there’s no point keeping it to yourself.
With a series, keeping the quality high and writing incredibly fast, that’s the first lesson you learn. You can’t be real precious. When you’re doing a feature film, you have 2 1/2 months; you sort of take your time. It’s a different animal.
It wasn’t about the X’s and the O’s and the strategy; it was more about keeping 12 guys focused and committed to a task. That group dynamic, and then helping them to grow as people and basketball players.
Any idiot can make money. Keeping money, very few can do.
We are a democracy, and there is only one way to get a democracy on its feet in the matter of its individual, its social, its municipal, its State, its national conduct, and that is by keeping the public informed about what is going on.
I would passionately make the case that the harder the times, the more we need things that aren’t just about keeping our job and making a buck – important though those things are. Arts programming isn’t some sort of add-on or ornamental luxury.
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can’t stop to count it.
I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me!
I think about never losing my voice, never giving in, never selling out, always keeping black, always sticking to the street. Staying neighborhood and not Hollywood.
In principle, if you understood the mechanisms of keeping things repaired, you could keep things going indefinitely.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
I’m optimistic, and I have a lot of goals. And I obey the laws of nature: I eat, exercise, and rest properly. But mostly it’s about keeping the mind engaged. My grandmother lived to 104, and she had all of her faculties. I’m physically active and devout – just not as Buddhistic as she was.
I’m not very good at keeping secrets.
A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don’t take yourself seriously.
To make it hard, to make it difficult almost impossible for people to cast a vote is not in keeping with the democratic process.
There are really two core principles at play here. There’s giving people a voice so that people can express their opinions. Then, there’s keeping the community safe, which I think is really important. We’re not gonna let people plan violence or attack each other or do bad things.
Keeping your space clean is as much a part of the end result as the dish being tasty.
‘The Tree of Life’ is a collection of conversations that lost souls and true believers have with themselves while keeping their heads to the sky. But the movie is church via the planetarium.
My mother gave up her career bringing us up, and she has played a very important role in keeping us grounded. Even now I don’t take my work home, my stardom home. It ends where it is supposed to end. There is a life beyond stardom, and it’s a very normal life which I cherish. I anyway don’t handle attention very well.
The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
I’m learning the power of going away for the weekend and keeping myself company.
I believe in keeping running simple and, in regard to shoes, that would mean no gimmicks, unnecessary cushioning, etc.
At the end of the day, all you can hope for is to go on. The older I get, the more I realize that just keeping on keeping on is what life’s all about.
I think it’s quite great to set yourself a big challenge, and then you’ve got another reason for keeping fit.
People of noble character are afraid of keeping friendship with dishonorable people. But people of discreditable character consider friendship with the dishonorable as a blood relationship.
I love my life as a missionary, keeping myself on the front lines. The image in my mind is that God, my general, stands at the door when I go out every morning; and, knowing what the war is like, day after day he gives me his most powerful weapon: his Spirit. For this I am grateful.
By keeping my hand in that, it’s the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.
I’m not out to conquer anything, which I think is a good thing. That’s why I also think crazy, different things come my way. I really don’t have an agenda, and I’m really happy not to have one. I’m just keeping it light.
I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom.
Let’s talk about national security. That’s what’s keeping most Americans up at night.
I was never any good at keeping secrets.
I’m good at keeping secrets, but if it’s not something super serious I usually tell people not to tell me because I’ll tell someone else.
Enough Americans saw fit to give president Obama a second term. I don’t think there will be many people keeping their Romney/Ryan bumper stickers on their cars.
If you begin to think you are solely responsible for keeping your loved one alive and safe, you will eventually find yourself playing God. This phase can develop into an unhealthy, codependent relationship.
I’m looking forward to it, to be able to represent the black culture… but I’m doing my best at managing it, keeping it behind me, and that’s the best thing I can do.
I just know keeping track of what I’m doing and where I’m going is important to me.
I use a Clarins sunscreen every day, even in winter; it’s the secret to keeping beautiful skin even as you get older.
We have to go to war against the people who enable the gun violence, the people who stop us from keeping guns out of the hands of mentally unstable people, of felons, and that means the NRA leadership.
Small businesses provide 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and are the backbone of our economy, and no outdated ban should be keeping small business owners from collecting the same interest their money could earn if it were held by an individual.
At home, I am a private person, and I like keeping it that way. Maybe that is why I come out as being guarded about my personal life.
I fully credit my family for keeping me grounded and for putting me back in line whenever necessary.
I sometimes start keeping a journal about the writing process itself. Particularly when I get the ideas, and I am trying to brood over the chaos phase. In writing a novel, you really have to brood over a lot of chaos of ideas and possibilities.
You can fix your body, your heart, your diabetes. In Korea, China, and India, there are people who do yoga. They go to the mountains and do breath-in, breath-out meditation. They can live 500 years and not get sick. Keeping their bodies for a long time is possible; even flying in the sky is possible.
There’s nothing better than keeping fit. It gives me energy and helps me think more clearly.
In a weird way, the drama behind the stage was sort of keeping ‘Community’ on people’s minds.
Things that I grew up with stay with me. You start a certain way, and then you spend your whole life trying to find a certain simplicity that you had. It’s less about staying in childhood than keeping a certain spirit of seeing things in a different way.
I write four books a year. I’m very fortunate that I write quickly; around 3,500 words a day. Being strict about delineating my writing time and personal life, as well as keeping distractions at bay, is the only way I can accomplish this.
I am not, never have been, and never will be a politician. But I want to tell you the United States has always been proud of having the support of the United Kingdom, of keeping Britain in Europe. We need Britain in Europe.
SDPD works to protect everyone regardless of their immigration status because trust between the community and law enforcement is key to stopping crime and keeping neighborhoods safe. If someone commits a crime, they will be held accountable whether or not they are a citizen.
I didn’t use to think anything was worth keeping private. Now I do.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.
I have opinions on everything. I’m a stubborn old mule. The biggest problem is keeping my mouth shut.
Literature is a beautiful way of keeping the imagination alive, of visiting worlds you would never have time to in your day-to-day life. It keeps you abreast of a wider spectrum of human activities.
Fashion is something that I want to be involved with for a long time, and I want to show that I can give people what they want while still keeping my pizzazz and my razzle-dazzle.
Keeping children alive and free of disease is not a political issue and cannot be put into a partisan box.
I’m very comfortable being at home and keeping my head down, really. It’s nice being invited to night clubs and stuff, which is nice once in a while, but I prefer to kind of keep to myself.
I have trouble keeping plants alive. Even plastic ones.
I’m battling with keeping my narcissism at bay as it is, so Twitter was not a good thing for that.
There’s something very Nixonian about the idea of keeping an enemy‘s list.
In and of itself, keeping the country safe for business is not a bad thing.
Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.
Only together do Europe and the U.S. stand a chance of keeping liberal democracy as the central doctrine for organizing world affairs.
I’ve hung on for a long time in this business and had some success, and I think it’s keeping an open mind and being curious and having a sense of humor about oneself that’s important.
If more women want to be a part of the computer industry today, they have to do more to put themselves there. Nobody is keeping them out.
Perhaps most important for nomads was the belief in the symbiosis that existed between wolf and humans on the steppe. Wolves were an integral part of keeping the balance of nature, ensuring that plagues of rabbits and rodents didn’t break out, which in turn protected the all-important pasture for the nomads’ herds.
I respect the rules of TV, the rules of keeping things commercial and interesting and pop-y and fun.
I want you to begin keeping a calendar of who you see and when: the first day each year you see buttercups, the first day frogs start singing, the last day you see robins in the fall, the first day for grasshoppers. In short, I want you to pay attention.
True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
My wife Kris and I enjoy keeping an active lifestyle, so it’s hard to imagine what it would be like if breathing problems kept me from participating in the activities I love to do. But that’s exactly what happens to many people who develop COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
I want to be true to the character and maintain some consistency and give the audience what they love while at the same time keeping things fresh and grow the character.
O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on.
In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
Government ‘help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
If you don’t have dialysis, absolutely, you will die. Dialysis is actually keeping me alive.
Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals.
I live on the other side of Copernicus and Galileo; I can no longer conceive of God as sort of above the sky, looking down and keeping record books.
I’m very genetically blessed; I cannot deny it, but I work hard at keeping myself together. Yes, I have nice cheekbones and skinny legs, but I can’t take any credit for it.
I’m good at keeping secrets.
When I started wearing a yarmulke, I wanted to stand out or take the form of whatever was inspiring me. But now I think there’s something to not working it, to keeping it on the inside, and it just being kind of like a secret.
Promise keeping is a powerful means of grace in a time when people hardly depend on each other to remember and live by their word.
Back in early 1983, my dad was tasked with keeping unions from organizing in his company’s distribution centers. His work pulled him away from home for months on end.
He that loses his conscience has nothing left that is worth keeping.
The Blackberry is really essential for keeping up on my emails when I’m out of the office, which is a lot.
I still have my agent back in Australia keeping an eye on things there, and we are trying to find the right job which will bring me home to shoot.
My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe.
Yes I am a politician – I will promise you anything your little electorate heart desires – because you are my constituents, you are the informed voting public, and because I have no intention of keeping any promise that I make.
Keeping it simple for the consumer is incredibly dire.
Acknowledging someone is an act of altruism in the first place, so converting that act of altruism into a pizza party or company fleece jacket or a gift card is fine, but it’s not in keeping with spirit in which it all began.
Certainly, protecting oppressed people, stopping ethnic conflict and promoting responsible governance are worthy goals. But none is as important for American security and prosperity as keeping the peace in the Middle East, Europe and East Asia.
I think it’s useful, as a famous person, to have as little separation between the perception of you and how you really are – because otherwise I’d be sitting here thinking I’m keeping secrets, and wondering when you’re going to find out.
That’s the mark of a man, just keeping your head up, right? Not taking the easy way out.
The only time I can’t sleep is on a plane, when I am literally keeping it in the air with my brain.
I wrote ‘Soul Keeping’ because we are taught more about how to care for our cars than how to steward our souls. But you cannot have an impactful life with an impoverished soul.
By training and keeping doctors in underserved areas, we’re working toward a goal of increasing access to quality health care for more of our communities.
I’m interested in humor, and greeting cards just happen to be a perfect medium for my message. They’re accessible to everyone, and thanks to all the advances that have been made by environmentally conscientious printers, I can get my message across while keeping my carbon footprint relatively small.
Instead of me keeping my art a personal thing, we can use it to save lives, change lives and inspire.
GOP leaders need to let go of their ego factions and come together with one primary goal in mind: keeping ‘Billary’ from getting back into the Oval Office.
I have a hard time keeping a story straight when I tell the truth because when you start lying you have to remember what you said, and I’m not very good at that.
TV is really about keeping things fresh and making sure you have the most energy possible for these very short spurts of time.
My giving is discretionary, but keeping the business going is not.
Riding my motorcycle around L.A. is like my own video game. But unlike many folks at the wheel, I am occupied with getting where I’m going and keeping myself safe. Most people are applying makeup, texting, and checking out the beauty in the next car.
Really, having a gun registry and having to rely on the government to keep it secret, the government isn’t so great at keeping confidences.
I can make any type of music, so I wouldn’t want to describe myself as having one type of sound. I think music is about keeping it diverse.
I think my mystery, or any person’s mystery, is the thing that makes them most interesting. I try to be as conscious as possible of keeping that alive.
Enigma is really an investment in peace of mind. I keep a lot of confidential information on my laptop. I’m usually very careful about keeping my laptop under close physical control but had an unfortunate lapse and left it on a plane. That could have cost me dearly if not for the Enigma.
Running has been great for keeping me fit throughout my acting career.
Indian higher education is completely regulated. It’s very difficult to start a private university. It’s very difficult for a foreign university to come to India. As a result of that, our higher education is simply not keeping pace with India’s demands. That is leading to a lot of problems which we need to address.
I’m not good at a lot of things. I am not good at keeping my room clean. I am not good at eating healthy. I am not good at sports anymore. I used to be! Not so much anymore.
We are really battling, today in the U.S., keeping science education in the forefront at the elementary level, and that’s where the research shows that kids get interested.
Keeping a relatively small, predominantly U.S. Special Forces presence in Afghanistan to continue to train the Afghan army past December 2016 is a wise policy that would benefit both Afghans and Americans.
I realize I don’t do a very good job in keeping up to date, but I try to.
Keeping busy: This is a problem that you’re glad to have.
You do get a lot of people complaining if you don’t do songs they have come to expect. I have to be careful about fulfilling that side of things and keeping it fresh for other people who have come to see the show.
Even though it’s not a widely appreciated yarn, any suit made from a mohair-wool blend travels exceptionally well. The retention of the mohair fiber bounces back and minimizes any creasing that occurs whilst traveling. Mohair also breathes really well, keeping you cool or warm, and is therefore extremely versatile.
With a book called ‘Keeping Score,’ I really did want to write a book about the Korean War, because I felt that it is the least understood war in the American cultural imagination. So I set out with the idea that Americans didn’t know much about the Korean War and that I was going to try to fix a tiny bit of that.
You all had something to do with keeping me employed.
Let’s bear down on what we can do together: keeping Tennessee a state with a strong financial condition, helping Tennessee be the number one location in the Southeast for higher-quality jobs. And making certain that all Tennesseans, regardless of their circumstances, have an opportunity for higher-quality education.
Everything I write about either I have gone through or I know somebody has gone through, so it’s very close to me, but sometimes it’s about taking those feelings and exaggerating on them a little bit: being a bit more dramatic but still keeping them relatable.
I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We’ve had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn’t been for the American nuclear umbrella.
It’s not easy keeping a diary. You have to be pretty committed.
Rent and the cost of essentials like food and child care are rising so fast that wages are not keeping up.
Keeping it all normal and keeping us together is my first priority. Then I fit films into my life.
If you have a startup that’s keeping it up at night because you think it’s so great, then you should do that.
After all, sustainability means running the global environment – Earth Inc. – like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
All of our intelligence agencies, our Department of Defense, are all working to meet this threat. But it’s a fast moving world; it’s a place where offense is easier than defense, and keeping up with the next innovation in cyber-warfare is an enormous challenge.
Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
I write about all the horrible things that can happen to kids as a way of keeping those things from happening to mine. Write the books, spit three times over your shoulder and you’re safe.
Just put down 9/11… I think, on most things I’m liberal, except on defending ourselves and keeping half the money. Those things I’m kind of conservative on.
For me, it’s all about keeping an open mind; if you are always learning then you are always improving.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making sure they come out the way I intended.
When people talked about protecting their privacy when I was growing up, they were talking about protecting it from the government. They talked about unreasonable searches and seizures, about keeping the government out of their bedrooms.
It’s always challenging when you’re shooting a film. Shooting things out of order and keeping continuity on all levels is always for me the most challenging thing.
I am extremely proud of my accomplishments at ‘Fox News‘ and for keeping our loyal viewers engaged and informed on events and news topics of the day.
A huge part of keeping women in their place has to do with creating a really limited definition of what a ‘real’ woman is like. And a ton of that what-makes-a-woman nonsense is attached to motherhood. Apparently, by virtue of having ovaries and a uterus, women are automatic mommies or mommies-to-be.
I am 5 ft 6 in, and at my peak, my vital statistics were 37-22-35. I didn’t even think about my weight – but now I work hard at keeping healthy. Fortunately, my husband Richie is as much of a fitness buff as I am.
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
A woman whose life is involved in the righteous rearing of her children has a better chance of keeping up her spirits than the woman whose total concern is centered in her own personal problems.
When I go out shopping and pass a bookstore, I always grab a couple of cookbooks, so I have a library of them. I end up keeping many that I got years and years ago because they work so well.
USDA is committed to keeping pace with the needs and progress of American agriculture by supporting new markets and movements that will keep farmers profitable and help create middle class jobs across the country.
I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them.
My fashion resolution for 2015 is to continue to be inspired by all of the great designers of the past and present while keeping true to my style and myself.
Keeping it all together as a modern woman means multitasking, especially when you work. I think you always need to try your best, but at the same time you can only do what you can do, and you don’t need to beat yourself up about it. I’m not white-picket-fence perfect.
Keeping the balance of fast-growing and smooth-growing is always important. It’s almost an art.
Keeping a secret in the social media age often is impossible.
That is how our marriage is working so well. My secret of happiness is keeping my contact to the minimum.
While I don’t feel like I’m an evangelist, country music is about to give me a platform, and so keeping it topically acceptable for everybody, I hope that sets some sort of example.
My grandfather used to write one sentence every day in his journal: ‘I love Anne more than ever today.’ I think that was his meditation – keeping him in his marriage, and also his appreciation for it. It was very touching.
I’m a big believer in keeping the stage directions really tight.
People are always looking at their phones and computer. It’s the first place people turn in the morning and where everyone’s keeping in touch and getting their news.
Pup, who’s like the most amazing, they’re keeping rock ‘n’ roll and punk alive.
After getting driven into the ground by the policies of the Bush administration, the economy is creeping up. It’s doing that because people are sticking their shoulders to the wheel. Community banks are doing a lot of lending to small businesses and keeping them going.
The wine I produce is not for keeping. It’s the wine you want when meeting friends for a game of cards.
The way most people fail is in not keeping up the heart.
I love to sit down on a beanbag at the end of the day and watch my fish. It’s therapeutic, isn’t it? They’re alive, and I’m keeping them alive. I like the responsibility.
Keeping the pen out of your hand as much as possible is the best way to write a song, in my estimation. But the pen must come in to tighten it up.
Keeping people fired up starts with having a really clear vision for what the company is aiming to do.
Keeping score is for games, not friendships.
The older I get, the more I like the idea of utilitarianism. I think that I’m not a trend-driven person. I really believe in keeping your canvas very basic and sort of adding the accouterments from there. I look at creating intrigue with outfits through accessories.