One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
I grew my beard out a little bit just to show that, indeed, I am a man.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
For, after all, you do grow up, you do outgrow your ideals, which turn to dust and ashes, which are shattered into fragments; and if you have no other life, you just have to build one up out of these fragments.
Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.
When I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in.
I'm one with New York, and New York is one with me. I grew up there; there's no escaping it. We're like Siamese twins, if you separate us, I'll die
I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.
Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven.
I grew up and I became very successful at what I did as a young man. I became a work addict because this was the only way I could get any relief from this pain.
I never wanted Mary Poppins to be my nanny. I wanted to be her when I grew up.
I grew up in LA. I sort of watched the Raiders play and that sort of thing.
I grew up in Brooklyn.
Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.
I grew up all over Idaho - I was born in Emmett, a very small town.
Quite frankly, I've always listened to the black side of the radio dial. Where I grew up, there was a lot of it and there was a lot of live music around.
I grew up in a very religious family. I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature's laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it's dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.
And he gave it for his opinion, "that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
The story that I wanna tell is pretty much about the way I grew up. Being bi-racial, growing up in a big city and being an artist.
Indians have a big problem with alcohol and drugs. I grew up with an admiration for their culture and was sensitive to their problems.
I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted - stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.
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