A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can't do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.
True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.
It is extremely difficult to say how long the process actually took to finally achieve my fragrance, Boudoir, because there was a lot of time waiting around for other people.
Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.
A lot of times I felt so alone. But I also thought there has to be other people that have experienced either what I have, or close to it.
Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure.
Even in high school I was very interested in history - why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present.
People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal. When I was growing up, my family was always moving. I had to meet new people all the time. And they'd laugh.
I'm sure there are a lot of people who think I'm a bitch.
I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated.
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
I liked the theater. I liked the people. I liked the time that we worked.
I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise.
I'm a very determined businesswoman... I've got lots of things to do, and I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence before they actually consider Iraq a threat. For example, France wants more evidence. And you know I'm thinking, the last time France wanted more evidence they rolled right through Paris with the German flag.
I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
What has happened at Guantanamo Bay... does not represent the will of the American people. I'm embarrassed about it, I think its wrong. I think it does give terrorists an unwarranted excuse to use the despicable means to hurt innocent people.
A lot of people give up just before they're about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.