I always felt like my future was at stake every time I stepped on stage and that was kind of hair-raising. At some point I just went don't be frightened you can't do anything wrong it's your show.
Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature.
There was a certain point in my life where I had to decide that I was going to take my future and Nicole's and not wallow in what happened to me because when you do that you just keep repeating what's been happening and at some point you have to make a choice.
If we are to garner sustained U.S. domestic support for future trade agreements we have to make sure those Americans who have suffered as a consequence of past agreements have an effective social safety net adjustment assistance opportunities for retraining and new job creation that enables all Americans to thrive.
And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past but an infinite number of brackets extending either way each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe.
The Nuclear Security Summit was President Obama's initiative born out of his vision to leave behind a safer more prosperous world for the future generation.
All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
I think within Japan there is talk about how there is the need to reassess the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.
You never know what the future brings.
Including myself the majority of the Korean people believe in this staunch alliance between Korea and the United States and all of us hope that our traditional alliance will be further strengthened in the future.
The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
Without a Mayaguez or something comparable that we don't see in the immediate future there is probably no one thing the President can do to himself to turn this situation around.
As children as we learn what things are we are slowly learning to dismiss them visually. As adults entirely submerged in words and concepts we spend almost all of our time thinking and worrying about the past and the future hardly ever looking at or engaging with the world visually.
I think that the first thing is you should have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes that you don't know what the future is going to hold.
Hispanic unemployment is higher than the national average and when the federal government is killing small businesses and killing jobs it is hurting the future of the Hispanic community and we need to carry that message.
It all comes down to interest rates. As an investor all you're doing is putting up a lump-sump payment for a future cash flow.
We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals.
Having kids is something I want to see in my future - I hope.
We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years.
Italy even in the future will not need aid from the European Financial Stability Fund.
Italy has piled up huge public debt because the successive governments were too close to the life of ordinary citizens too willing to please the requests of everybody thereby acting against the interests of future generations.
Without wisdom the future has no meaning no valuable purpose.
While knowledge may provide useful point of reference it cannot become a force to guide the future.
I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future. Carving out new ways of looking at things.
Our choices are going to determine the future for our children our children's children and their children. I take that responsibility very seriously.
I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society because I'm a part of society and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future.
Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.
I have my flaws and my issues past and present and who knows what will happen in the future. I want people to know I'm vulnerable too and each one of us is.
I can relate to historical characters or imaginary ones. It doesn't matter if a story takes place in the future or in the present as long as the story is compelling.
I can't change history I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that.
My first film as an actor was 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High ' a glorious experience that spoiled me for future films.
I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
Someday in the distant cyborg future when our internal and external memories fully merge we may come to possess infinite knowledge. But that's not the same thing as wisdom.
The fact that books today are mostly a string of words makes it easier to forget the text. With the impact of the iPad and the future of the book being up for re-imagination I wonder whether we'll rediscover the importance of making texts richer visually.
Mitt Romney has never been resigned to what someone else said was possible. He cut his own path. That's why he believes in his heart that America has a future full of opportunity and hope. And that's why when Mitt Romney looks down the road he sees a country that's ready for a comeback.
Baseball's future? Bigger and bigger better and better! No question about it it's the greatest game there is!
Whether they run a record company or a grocery store every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now not next year.
The public made me and then encouraged me for many years and my future even now depends upon it.
The United States is locked in a new arms race for that most precious resource - the future entrepreneurs upon whom economic growth depends. Substantial research shows that immigrants play a key role in American job creation.
Customers don't know what they want. There's plenty of good psychology research that shows that people are not able to accurately predict how they would behave in the future. So asking them 'Would you buy my product if it had these three features?' or 'How would you react if we changed our product this way?' is a waste of time. They don't know.
I saw rock n' roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen.
My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image.
The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.
In the future my communications with the public and with the markets will be entirely through regular and formal channels.
I'm not making any bets on the future.
The TUC's new slogan 'a future that works' sets a profound challenge. Austerity and rapid deficit reduction is failing in its own terms but even at its best it is short-sighted muddle-through politics with no vision of a new economic model.
I don't think things through very often - I don't project into the future about how a situation will turn out.
The computer is your passport not only to the future but to knowing what's going around you.
The action films I will make in the future will be more believable and character-based. I am now on my second cycle of fame and I want to make films that smell real and are truthful.
When I was 17 I broke up with my future wife.
I learn from thinking about the future what hasn't been done yet. That's kind of my constant obsession.
There's a wealth of literature out there which hopefully will be you know exploded in the future and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling and sort of legendary characters.
I got a poster from Columbia Records and there's Miles Davis Charlie Mingus Ellington Count Basie - everybody in that poster has died I'm the only one left. And great players like Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan it's hard to believe they're gone because we were all so close. But I believe in the future and the tradition will go on.
Facebook now is mostly about people you know. In the future it could be about people you know less but are more important.
I must analyze from what I do now what will be the impact two or three or five years in the future. What is the statement I want to make?
You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn't exist.
The future that I will not live to see is the one my children will live in. That's my immortality. And I shouldn't try to mortgage theirs for my benefit.
Whether things turn out for the better depends on what we do. We ought not spend our time masterminding the future but recognize our marching orders: to do the best we can for history and the planet.
In the light of our culture these are not unreasonable questions and tactics but if once again we try to see the lens through which we look we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.
Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success.
One of the matters that must be addressed is that Rwanda and Uganda have to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We're also supporting processes to ensure that the political dialogue among the Congolese themselves takes place so that the people there can decide their future.
The goal of my Foundation is to give young people a chance to better themselves and establish a base for a successful future.
Ryan Leaf is doing great now. If he progresses the way he is now we're going to have a quarterback that's going to be reckoned with in the near future. And that's not political.
I don't know where I'm going to be in three years. Because I have the feeling that the future is so full of possibilities to stop being an actress to do something else... for me the future is just a huge bunch of discoveries.
What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998 paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.
I'm on a search for my future ex-wife.
The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is in fact a return to the idealised past.
We can choose between the future and the past between reason and ignorance between true compassion and mere ideology.
I'm just saying that at least for the foreseeable future there won't be any more touring.
I'm already the most fortunate girl in the world so I have zero expectations for what the future will bring.
My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity and not only this present world but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past present and future and encompasses all humanity.
To get nostalgic about other people's music or even about your own makes a terrible statement about the condition of your life and your prospects for the future.
I look more to the future. That's where my head is at.
We believe that peace is not just signed papers but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future.
By encouraging conservation increasing investments in clean renewable sources of energy and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas we can build a more secure future for our country.
To a father when a child dies the future dies to a child when a parent dies the past dies.
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
I try not to worry about the future - so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.
Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
Not even the brightest future can make up for the fact that no roads lead back to what came before - to the innocence of childhood or the first time we fell in love.
I've been watching more American TV because of all the great TV series that have come out in the last five to 10 years. I'm a 'Sopranos' fan I'm a 'Wire' fan I'm a 'Mad Men' fan. I'm a 'Deadwood' fan. It makes me optimistic for the future of storytelling on TV that producers are willing to take that kind of jump.
I have a mantra in my head that there will always be another meal. I can put my fork down knowing there will be good things in my future!
We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.
That future depends on the values of self-government our sense of duty loyalty self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.
In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future.
If the right people do the right things we can walk we can have a future. But if people don't put time into it to make it run in a right way I don't think your team will work.
People always want to pin yesterday's news on you as opposed to asking you what you're going to do for the future what you're doing today.
After all the past is our only real guide to the future and historical analogies are instruments for distilling and organizing the past and converting it to a map by which we can navigate.
Every President that went to China I would meet them and have dinner and talk about the past and the future. That was in the '70s.
Words matter especially words defining complicated political arrangements because they shape perceptions of the events of the past attitudes toward policies being carried out in the present and expectations about desirable directions for the future.
Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as today we remember our forefathers.
Clearly some creative thinking is badly needed if humans are to have a future beyond Earth. Returning to the Moon may be worthy and attainable but it fails to capture the public's imagination. What does get people excited is the prospect of a mission to Mars.
My duty as a teacher is to train educate future programmers.
It is I claim nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.
I really hope that we'll have a sustainable future on this planet I really do. So I probably geek out mostly about learning more about how potentially we can hopefully make that happen hopefully we're not too far lost.
That's where the future lies in the youth of today.
The future belongs to crowds.
To be a member of the Labor Party is to be an optimist - optimistic about the future of Australia optimistic about the ability of government to make a difference.
On Australia Day 2010 as we enter this second decade of the 21st century Australians can be optimistic about our future but we cannot afford to mistake optimism for complacency.
The Australian Government's decision to take on the dominant funding role for the entire public hospital system is designed to: end the blame game eliminate waste and to shoulder the funding burden of the rapidly rising health costs of the future.
Because the time has come well and truly come for all peoples of our great country for all citizens of our great commonwealth for all Australians - those who are indigenous and those who are not - to come together to reconcile and together build a new future for our nation.
There comes a time in the history of nations when their peoples must become fully reconciled to their past if they are to go forward with confidence to embrace their future.
I deeply believe that if the Australian Labor Party a party of which I have been a proud member for more than 30 years is to have the best future for our nation then it must change fundamentally its culture and to end the power of faceless men. Australia must be governed by the people not by the factions.
As much as we all talk about the future and how so many things are merging there is a simplicity that is crucial.
The Marshall Plan was after destruction and the U.S. came to our help and obviously this was very very important for the future of Europe. I think now we have all the capabilities of doing it on our own and in a sense we have to.
I can't predict the future.
If this is not done future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.
People's - most people's job is talking about the future or like money not even in the present tense. It's not even paper.
No one's played on the moon yet. No one's played in zero gravity. Some bands have played at the Pyramids of Giza but we'd very much like to do that in the near future.
Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I'm going to do is play politics with their future.
Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale to dynamism to consensus and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly.
The Web as I envisaged it we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
For example the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He's right. A hundred years from now the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic.
And when these advances are made hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous.
I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology.
I'm not itching to sue Amazon or Wal-Mart... they sell a lot of books. But the future is very uncertain with books.
And that's the mission of The Innocence Project in New York is to exonerate people who have been wrongfully convicted and also work from a policy angle with Congress and state legislatures to prevent future wrongful convictions.
It is our job as members of parliament to legislate with an eye to the long term future to look over the horizon beyond the next election and ensure that as far as we can what we do today will make Australia a better place a safer place for future generations to live in.
It seems like the studios are either making giant blockbusters or really super-small indies. And the mid-level films I grew up on like 'Back to the Future' and all those John Hughes movies the studios aren't doing. It's hard to get them on their feet.
This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here.
The way that organizations and organisms anticipate the future is by taking signals from the past most the time.
One of the functions of an organization of any organism is to anticipate the future so that those relationships can persist over time.
I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
In charting our course to the future we are mindful of our path from the past.
I look forward to the future - and going into the studio to make new music.
The future is keeping you out of the present time.
My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.
An expectation is a future object recognised as belonging to me.
If you can see the magic in a fairytale you can face the future.
I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?
I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain wonderful environment easily in the future.
I hope that seeing the excitement of solving this problem will make young mathematicians realize that there are lots and lots of other problems in mathematics which are going to be just as challenging in the future.
I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
The German philosopher Walter Benjamin had the curious notion that we could change the past. For most of us the past is fixed while the future is open.
It is the child's understanding that teaches the adults the way of the future. They're still doing it today with modern technology.
We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it we can explain it but they must want it enough to make it work for them.
As long as our civilisation keeps trundling along generally forwards then there is the possibility of a future where ethnicity is merely an interesting badge not a uniform you can't take off.
I'd like to think a baseball picture is somewhere in my future.
Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.
So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
I'm scared of the unknown future.
Life is hopefully long so I don't know what the future will bring.
You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future.
What's interesting about books that take place in the future even twenty years in the future is that many of them are black or white: It's either a utopia or it's misery. The real truth is that there's going to be both things in any future just like there is now.
By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.
The valid research for the future is on the inner side on the spiritual side.
If you really want something you just hang with it. We think our future's ahead and not behind.
Of course I am political. You 'ave to be don't you? Every day it is about your future your right to that future. 'Ow can people ignore this? We 'ave to leave a good world for our children n'est-ce pas?