Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention.
What I love best in life is new starts.
Recruitment and retention are critical to sustain our Armed Forces with the best men and women willing to stand in the gap and make huge sacrifices to ensure our freedom.
One of the best things for a woman to hear is that she is sexy.
I'm either going to go completely mental completely bankrupt or have the best success of my life.
Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there and you can't do it by loafing around.
One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless.
I get a lot of the ideas when I'm resting - either when I'm meditating or getting some kind of work done on my back like physical therapy or acupuncture. That's where I get my best ideas maybe because I'm balancing my body.
The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson.
The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious compassionate loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live.
The best way to begin genuine bipartisanship to make America stronger is to work together on the real crises facing our country not to manufacture an artificial crisis to serve a special interest agenda out of touch with the needs of Americans.
Speaking of Twitter I don't even know if I composed a blog entry in 2009 as I was too busy parceling my every thought into cute 140-character sound bites. I used to only worry about being pithy for a living now some of my best lines are wasted on a free app!
I wanna change the game in way where I'm not knocking nobody out of the way not claiming to be the best at this or that but just doing wonders with the gift I've been given.
If being an attractive woman got you attention for directing then the entire 'best director' category would be comprised of models. To me that is just the most ludicrous connection that you could make.
Do the best that you can in the place where you are and be kind.
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
I was just doing my job in the ring and doing my best to make people happy.
The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are.
For me the best times are always going to be the most intense the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows.
I was in the bath at the time and my dad came running in and said 'Guess who they want to play Harry Potter!?' and I started to cry. It was probably the best moment of my life.
Example is the best precept.
Patriotism is best exemplified through auto-critique. When you're willing to stand up within the group and say 'It is wrong for Black people to be anti-Semitic ' or 'It is wrong for America to discriminate against persons of African descent and made them slaves and based its wealth upon free labor ' it's crucial to say that.
I don't want to tell President Obama how to make a speech. He's a much better speech maker than I am. But I think always to tell the truth in a sometimes blatant way even though it might be temporarily unpopular is the best approach.
The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love that of the other's bed where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections.
I don't think there's anybody in America who thinks my personality is best suited to being Number Two.
One of my favorite activities as a teen-ager was to watch television over the phone with my best friend.
I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it.
Man's wisdom is his best friend folly his worst enemy.
A huge part of acting in movies is appetite. You do your best work when you've got a lot of appetite and you really want to embrace something. When you get tired you don't have that hunger.
My 'fear' is my substance and probably the best part of me.
Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.
I think that Phil Kaufman is one of the best directors that I have come across.
Life is best when you are in love.
Yeah I try to be the best example I can be for young girls just as far as my person goes - just to uphold a good image.
The man who has done his level best... is a success even though the world may write him down a failure.
Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it to work around it.
I'm married to my best friend!
Work is like the rest of life. The best parts are free.
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first and end by eating all.
I don't have the best body in the world but I know for a fact that I have a really good voice.
Some of my best friends are Venture Capitalists but let's face it a hamster with Alzheimer's could make those kind of numbers. It's great work if you can get it.
I put on the best live show the absolute best live show I can possibly can.
There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
I have to live with both my selves as best I may.
Going online and asking questions is the best way to learn.
He is the best man who when making his plans fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him but in the moment of action is bold.
I think if you give your best as a parent then that's all you can do.
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
I have the best husband in the world. He's very involved.
Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.
There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads if whatever he may have to preach he shows himself best able to perform.
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
The best director is the one you don't see.
I just try to do the best job I possibly can - put the blinders on go to work and be the best you can possibly be. Once you have done everything that you possibly can - you've put forth your greatest effort - then I can live with whatever's next.
I will give you the best I have.
A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
If you want to be the best you have to do things that other people aren't willing to do.
Studies show that children best flourish when one mom and one dad are there to raise them.
When we have done our best we should wait the result in peace.
The best time to make friends is before you need them.
Progress however of the best kind is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk step by step.
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
My siblings are my best friends.
I think the best place to work in football is England.
I think my best work is when I'm kind of in charge.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
It's easy to get wrapped up in sharing everyday life with a partner. It's fun to get lost in love and romance. It's the best. But holding on to yourself while doing that is the most important thing.
I think the best thing for you to do is just live your life. Live a life that's worth living one where you do what you want to do pursue your passions. That way if you meet someone they'll be joining a life that's already really good.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye she's wearing your best sweater.
I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
When I am traveling in a carriage or walking after a good meal or during the night when I cannot sleep it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
That's your best friend and your worst enemy - your own brain.
Those who know the least obey the best.
If you play it straight it's funny - the best comedy is always played straight down the middle. The adjustment is understanding from the screenplay that a moment is hilarious.
Live daringly boldly fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you.
When a man's best friend is his dog that dog has a problem.
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies not to whom thou hast done evil but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends not to whom thou hast done good but who have done good to thee.
Get the best people and train them well.
As soon as someone tells me: 'You're rather sexy ' I wish I could disappear. If somebody says: 'You were voted the world's sexiest man ' I have no idea what that means. How do I respond? 'Thank you' is the best you can do. George Clooney is the world's sexiest man anyway.
The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
It's human nature to gripe but I'm going ahead and doing the best I can.
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things but above all the power of going out of one's self and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.
The work ahead will be hard. These times demand the best of us - all of us but we can do this. Together we can do this. We can get this country working again. We can get this economy growing again. We can make the safety net safe again. We can do this.
Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business.
I think guitar is the best thing in the world.
The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements over the last 2 000 years will be determined by Internet vote... so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No. 1.
If it's flipping hamburgers at McDonald's be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do you have to master your craft.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to remember it once.
The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.
The abduction of a child is a tragedy. No one can fully understand or appreciate what a parent goes through at such a time unless they have faced a similar tragedy. Every parent responds differently. Each parent copes with this nightmare in the best way he or she knows how.
Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed princely or lowly it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
If a man is dumb someone is going to get the best of him so why not you? If you don't you're as dumb as he is.
I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration not degradation.
My philosophy is not a bean-counting accounting 'look at this.' It is a philosophy that smaller government is better government and government that is closer to the people is best of all.
He who laughs most learns best.
The best writing is not about the writer the best writing is absolutely not about the writer it's about us it's about the reader.
The government's view is that the best time to announce bad news news that it doesn't want the public to dwell on is late on a Friday when it will wind up in the Saturday papers which if you were readers then the week day editions. A holiday weekend is even better.
A multitude of bees can tell the time of day calculate the geometry of the sun's position argue about the best location for the next swarm. Bees do a lot of close observing of other bees maybe they know what follows stinging and do it anyway.
At some point I would like to write a book and other things but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.
Poverty is uncomfortable but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.
The best films of any kind narrative or documentary provoke questions.
I'm so in control of my life you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been but it keeps getting better and better.
The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
No matter what you study the thing that you know best is what you grew up with.
Old friends are best.
The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.
The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.
That they may have a little peace even the best dogs are compelled to snarl occasionally.
I've been gone for a long time. I really want to give the fans something that they deserve to have. So I'm working really hard on this. I really want to make it the best work I've done so far.
Happiness and virtue rest upon each other the best are not only the happiest but the happiest are usually the best.
Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau.
My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on.
The man who has done his best has done everything.
The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.
The best audience is intelligent well-educated and a little drunk.
I have lost my seven best friends which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship took it from me sent me another.
My nominee for Best Picture of the year - maybe the best picture ever because it's essentially made up of and is an ecstatic love letter to all other movies - is Christian Marclay's endlessly enticing must-see masterpiece 'The Clock.'
I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality but I did not of course manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self.
I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say 'Well what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future.
The best form of flattery is to be admired imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.
Next to being witty the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
Being fired was the best luck of my life. It made me stop and reflect. It was the birth of my life as a writer.
Activist government overreach and ongoing economic stagnation have shown us why Washington should not try to displace what is best left to civil society.
All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me.
The best book like the best speech will do it all - make us laugh think cry and cheer - preferably in that order.
The U.S. Armed Forces are the best trained best equipped fighting forces in the world.
I don't know the first real thing about the dating game. I don't know how to talk to a specific person and connect. I just think you have to go to person by person and do the best you can with people in general.
One must not make oneself cheap here - that is a cardinal point - or else one is done. Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
I felt that it's best just to be as transparent as possible.
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
Contrary to general belief I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best they are merely the people who got there first.
If I am a cup maker I'm interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup not what people think about it.
Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
I live with some of my best friends from high school very commune-like in my house. It's my hippie way of life.
Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.
You owe it to yourself to be the best person possible. Because if you are others will want to be with you want to provide you with the things you want in exchange for what you're giving to them.