I think my best work is when I'm kind of in charge.
Surely the whole point of writing your own life story is to be as honest as you possibly can, revealing everything about yourself that is most private and probably most interesting for that very reason.
When I was maybe 22, 23 years old or so, I was sort of floating in between New Japan, Ring of Honor, TNA - not really committed to one place.
In the tennis world, there weren't a whole lot of Asians playing. You see it a little bit more now. The same can really be said for basketball.
Previous efforts to eradicate malaria failed for several reasons, including political instability and technical challenges in delivering resources, especially in certain countries in Africa.
The American people are extraordinarily comfortable, affluent, and secure. It's easy for us to make the argument that God's purpose is being fulfilled through history and through the rise of American power. And to some degree, it probably is.
And about in the late '80s, I got kind of burned out a little bit.
I have a lovely office at the back of my house; it's an old stable and you can see right out to the countryside on one side and into the house on the other side.
That's what takes people out of the fight half the time. They get hit and half the reaction is your ego is saying, 'I cannot believe that person just lit me up - how humiliating.'
I don't keep a Bucket List. I'm open to anything.
I try to be present in the moment and to be authentic, and to listen.
My sister and I are both diagnosed with second-hand smoke syndromes. We have never smoked, but we grew up with second-hand smoke our entire lives.
On 'Friday,' I had a big trailer, and we would have a barbecue going and music playing. It was a fun set. There was too much involved for 'The Hangover' to be a fun set. They're trying to get money.
If you have white walls, human beings look better in a room than if you have red walls.
A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image.
I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers.
I'm a big believer in living life as an extended working vacation.
I think we should all have a responsibility not to affect other people in a negative way.
Thankfully, President Obama has stood firmly behind women's health care issues by supporting coverage for contraception and reaffirming commitment to organizations like Planned Parenthood.
Rekindled love is generally short-term.
Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
The best that an individual can do is to concentrate on what he or she can do, in the course of a burning effort to do it better.
At various points, in big ways and small, we get knocked down. If we stay down, grit loses. If we get up, grit prevails.
With a theatre audience there's always the additional sense of a sustained challenge of which I'm acutely aware and for which you need to have the tools ready - your voice, physicality, brain.
I think there are other issues that the Democrats could use to rally evangelicals. There are a lot of us, for instance, who believe that the Bible calls us to be environmentally responsible.
I have a saying: I try to make the world smaller by making the party bigger.
I just try to tell a story rather than present an open diary to the world.
So China will be having to make some choices as to whose side it wants to be on. Hopefully, this will be the beginning of a major improvement in our relationship with them, if they choose correctly.