That is still the case in this country for too many students, the soft bigotry of low expectations. If you don't expect them to learn, if you don't expect them to succeed - then it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.
I mean, the problem is, I think I'm a great writer.
I've always said, in the era that I played, all those years with the Saints, you don't come out with a big ego.
I've had an experience through music that has touched almost every part of me. It educated me in ways that I didn't get educated in school. So we try to lay on a bit of that, through being funny, being serious, playing hard.
I'm from Port Arthur, Texas! Little guy! Little character guy from one of the saddest oil-refinery towns in America. And here I was driving over to Beverly Hills, to 20th Century Fox, to be on 'M*A*S*H!'
G. W. Bailey
Stylistically, every fight in the division is a hard fight. Lyoto Machida is unorthodox, Jon Jones is long and tall with good wrestling, Ryan Bader has good wrestling. You can't pick one and say, 'I want to fight him.'
Under stable and incremental conditions, a free-market economy spurs entrepreneurship, ensures efficiency, and generates wealth. Those conditions no longer apply.
Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy
You can do good work simply staying up all night and eating nothing but junk food, but probably not in the long term.
I like a girl to wear oversize sweaters that look like my own - it's beyond sexy.
When I was a little kid, I don't remember looking up and seeing so many Hispanic athletes out there.
It is difficult to take in that your idols are in the same place as you are.
My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you're moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.
Self esteem and a healthy body image for people with disabilities are so often hard-fought.
Folks, the zombies are not on television - they are in Washington, D.C., and they meet at the Capitol Hill Club and call themselves 'Realists.'
I'm one of those actors who is going to come in with 2,500 ideas. You can shoot down 2,499, but one of them you're going to like.