We are such materialists that all our metaphors are going to be material.
I trained at the Oxford School of Drama.
I'm a Christian, a wife, a mother, a homeschooler, a conservative, a citizen journalist, a talk radio host, an insatiable music nerd who plays a poor rhythm guitar, a blogger, a proud granddaughter of a sailor, and a proud tea partier in awe of the potential and the people in this movement.
We Finns represent a very transparent and open-minded way of reaching political decisions.
I'm not a fan of simulations. Where, 'Oh, we'll go play a simulation of world peace and figure out how to make peace' and then somehow magically that will get translated into the real world. No, that's not the kind of games that I make.
My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
I knew fashion was going to be part of my job, so I thought I might as well have fun with it.
I can't handle rollercoasters. I have no control of it. It gets to me.
There are a thousand ways to point a camera, but really only one.
My brothers and I love playing outside and climbing trees. We really love sports, too - I think football's probably my favorite.
So-called 'complex carbs' may actually represent a more significant threat to health than simple sugar in that they may not only raise blood sugar, but keep it elevated for a more prolonged period of time.
Teddy Roosevelt is still a hero among environmentalists for his conservationist policies.
I think to actually be an Olympian to me means that you've trained most of your life, or you've dedicated most of your life or a big chunk of your life into doing something that you believe that you can accomplish.
It worries me about our unwillingness to really address reforms and modernization in Medicare. This thing was designed 37 years ago. It has not evolved to keep pace with current medical technology.
To be honest, there is no place like home.
I'm just passionately in love with my kids.
The people who knew me and knew my work and trusted me, they knew then as they do now that I've never fabricated or plagiarized a story. People who know me know I didn't do this.
Errors in decision-making lead young people to under-save for retirement, doctors to miss tumours, CEOs to make catastrophic investments, governments to engage in needless wars, and parents to irreversibly traumatize their children.
I think a lot of what the iPad app is going to be used for is just reading the best content on Quora. It really helps the whole system run because people who are writing answers can get this very wide distribution to a large audience of readers.
During that year with Madrid, I learned many things; I matured a lot. It was a difficult year because many non-sporting things were happening.
It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories.
I believe democracy will succeed in Tunisia, but I also believe that it will succeed in the other Arab Spring countries.
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
We made it known that we were trying to show the reality of France. People think of Paris as the city of love or the city of light, but where you got love you got hate, where you got light you got darkness.
That just seems like a tough thing to do... just work in the middle of a company for your entire life. You just do the same thing out of college until you're 60, and then you retire.
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
My favorite thing to do in a new city is find new fast food. I seek it out. I'll tweet and ask people what their favorite local place is, and if I get four or five with the same answer, then I'll check it out.
I'm not someone who gets to play The O2 and places like that, but that's the kind of rock and roll venue. The popularity of stand-up means that some people are getting to play rock star venues.
A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.