Imagine if you had baseball cards that showed all the performance stats for your people: batting averages home runs errors ERAs win/loss records. You could see what they did well and poorly and call on the right people to play the right positions in a very transparent way.
My father was always depressed. When he was home and sober he was mostly in his room.
To the former child migrants who came to Australia from a home far away led to believe this land would be a new beginning when only to find it was not a beginning but an end an end of innocence - we apologise and we are sorry. To the mothers who lost the maternal right to love and care for their child - we apologise and we are sorry.
At home I've got a very puerile juvenile sense of humour.
We talk a lot in our home together about where we're going what I'm doing.
You know you go home and you try on a new mascara and I guess a male CEO can't do that.
My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.
When I joined Custer I donned the uniform of a soldier. It was a bit awkward at first but I soon got to be perfectly at home in men's clothes.
When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly.
After spending time with the rescued turkeys at Farm Sanctuary's shelter and seeing how similar they are to my furry companion animals at home I knew I needed to do everything in my power to protect these friendly and curious birds from the daily pain and suffering they endure on factory farms.
I will end up with someone in the arts. I am positive. I eat breathe and sleep acting. And I'll end up with someone who is happy staying at home and having me cook supper. But I also really need to be intellectually challenged and stimulated. I want someone bookish and someone who is passionate.
I'm a better person in a relationship and I'm a happier person. I need to come home at the end of the day and have it not be about me and my freaking hair and makeup and character motivations anymore. And I think my work is more inspired when home is safe and sound and solid because what I do for a living is so bananas and so insecure.
It's like if you can't focus on a movie for 90 minutes without looking at your phone then don't go to the movies! You've got some issues so you should probably stay home and work on those issues and not distract everyone with lights and sounds oh my gosh the tapping on the screens it makes me crazy!
I support workplace clean air. But a federal ban on smoking would mean that you couldn't smoke in your own home. I don't care what people do in their home.
Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that's broken.
Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.
I know this sounds generic but I'm so happy to be home with my husband my family and my dog.
Why go for a costly sickly mass-produced purebred when shelters are full of one-of-a-kind mixed breeds who are literally dying for a home?
I've gone very far far away but my character keeps me close to home.
I do portraits. I usually do live models in a class environment but I've been painting at home more. I really love the human form and I love faces. I've tried to do landscapes a few times.
I love being on stage if I'm not on a set. If I'm at home I'm usually in my office editing or reconstructing my website or whatever it may be. I just love putting creativity into a performance so if the right script comes along and I certainly am reading comedies and dramas now then I'm ready willing and able to give it a shot.
One of the biggest challenges in my job is letting go of the movie once you go home at night and knowing you can't do anything to your performance once you've laid it on film.
I buy records - vinyl. I have a record player at home.
I hate formal stuff. I love looking like a doll and all that stuff and playing dress up but when I'm home sweat pants t-shirt. When I'm in the studio sweat pants t-shirt.
I had to learn to dance for 'The Adjustment Bureau' and it was nearly impossible. I turned up with my knees knocking in my leotard and went home and cried my eyes out.
I came from a broken home so my mom was a major influence in my life.
I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day.
During the Second World War evacuated to non-Jewish households I encountered Christianity at home and in school.
Praying privately in churches I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now woven into this life.
I have this extraordinary life during the day and then I get to come home to my sweet husband who loves to cook with me. I have a nice glass of wine he has some scotch we chat we cook and we hang out with the dog. I have an absolute dream life.
I live in literally the same home when I was swiping my first bank card and wondering if I'd have to put back the Charmin. We still don't have a dishwasher. My mom has done all these gardens so now my house looks like the garden shack in the middle of Versailles.
I do 280 episodes of TV a year write 15 recipes for the magazine and publish an annual book. With all of that we try to get one weekend a month with Isaboo at our home in the Adirondacks to relax and recharge.
But yeah I'm really happy when I'm writing. When I'm being creative and when I have something that I can put down. You know if you go out and you overhear a conversation or you have a thought you have a receptacle to go home and say 'Oh this would be great in this script.' Your antenna's out in a different way and I love that time.
Every time I took a long leave from home I felt as if I were going to conquer the world. Or rather take possession of what is my birthright my inheritance.
Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
My wife is the boss at home and my daughters are the bosses. I am just the worker. We are a very warm family and very happy.
I spend plenty of time in London and it doesn't scare me but it's a lonely place even if you've got friends there. My job takes me all around the world meeting lots of interesting people. But I think if I couldn't get home if I couldn't get back to what I consider my real life I'd be frightened.
It's not about finding a home so much as finding yourself.
For President Obama 'home of the brave' are not just the last words of our national anthem but also a call to action. This is why the president's policies and our platform include incentives to train and hire our troops returning home. Not only because of our moral responsibility but because it makes for a stronger more secure American economy.
Ladies and gentlemen god bless America - land of the free home of the brave.
On my visits back home if they saw that I was getting a big head they'd let me know right away.
I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog.
I'd rather rot on my own floor than be found by a bunch of bingo players in a nursing home.
Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women's ratings are better at least at home in the United States than in the men's tennis.
My folks were raised pure prohibitionist. They were very good people with high moral standards - but very repressed. There was no hugging and kissing in my home.
I lived at home till I was 29.
He's a good tough producer yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home I think everybody in the home gets threatened.
At home growing up we weren't really poor. We had everything we needed we just didn't have what we wanted.
Brazil is where I belong the place that feels like home. They love their family their country and God and are not afraid to let anybody know it.
I went to the store and bought lady fingers when I got home I noticed one of the fingers was missing so I went back to the store and the manager was nice enough to give me the finger.
The American consumer is also the American worker and if we don't do something to protect our manufacturing base here at home it is going to be hard to buy any retail goods.
About 15 years ago I went though a period of a year or so when I just couldn't find anything good. My wife noticed I was having trouble reading menus. I bought some cheap reading glasses in a drug store. I got home and suddenly all these books that weren't good were good.
Nice to see your home fans boo you. That's what loyal support is.
Land is the secure ground of home the sea is like life the outside the unknown.
I only scream and scratch when something's only 'really good' or 'good' I want to be great or let's go home.
Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It's about doing whatever it takes - and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win.
I exercise about 40 minutes a day and I'll run one day and do circuit training the next day. I live in an area where there are brilliant hills and mountains so I get a good hill run with my dog. At home I'll do the circuit training with old weights along with pull-ups in the trees and that sort of stuff.
I try and eat really healthy when I'm home but I certainly don't eat worms and snakes.
I'm always amazed when a pitcher becomes angry at a hitter for hitting a home run off him. When I strike out I don't get angry at the pitcher I get angry at myself. I would think that if a pitcher threw up a home run ball he should be angry at himself.
I love my parents. But I'm almost 28 and it's not fun to be asked 'What are you doing today? What do you want for dinner? When are you going to be home?' It just makes you feel like a kid. It's this juxtaposition of feeling annoyed and really lucky to have people who love you so much.
I made a real specific decision when I came out of school and most artists were writing about home - if you were a woman you were writing about being a woman - and I decided not to do that write about what you know. That's not what I do. I went as far away from home as possible in terms of the development of my imagination.
I was from such a large family that when I first met my wife I told her: 'You can go work outside of the house and I'll stay home and continue making my cartoon strips. Maybe I'll make some commercials nearby you know I'll do anything locally but I would love to just stay at home and raise the kids like I did when I was growing up.'
I think it's really important to give yourself a very big question that you're working on that you can come home to even if you you know are going to have to go without a cup of coffee or even a meal that that should nourish you.
Well I'm not good with sliminess. I hate the thought of creatures that have slime on them or creatures that leave a slimy trail. At home the sight of a slug can bring up my breakfast.
I think the advent of the Internet gave us all a big boost because by the time the Internet became mainstream and you could get it in your home a lot of us were used to dealing in fan culture writing to magazines or anything at the back of comic books.
I have a little kitchen office at home where I do all my kids' stuff.
In principle if I could not have a home I wouldn't. But not having a home would be too difficult procedurally going from hotel to hotel the gap of three hours where you're hungry and tired.
I think any branding for me is band-related. It's really weird to get used to the exposure because I am a naturally introverted person and I'm not exactly social. Occasionally I can get comfortable enough to talk but I spend a lot of my days not talking especially when I'm at home and not on tour.
To be honest I find going out pretty scary and intimidating. Got all those people checking you out with only one purpose: hooking up. I'm quite the dork I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. But that doesn't get you a girl does it?
The coolest thing and I have it at home is a huge Hulk Hogan normal-sized pinball machine. When people come over they play it for hours. When you hit the bumpers and the bells ring it goes 'Oh yeah!' The whole time you're playing this machine it's yelling and screaming at you 'What you gonna do brother?!' I think that's the coolest.
I have two homes in Malibu a home in Canada that I'm building and I just love pouring my heart out into this part of my life.
But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in of course and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house that was done many thousands of years ago.
Recently I heard a 'wise guy' story that I had a party at my home for twenty-five men. It's an interesting story but I don't know twenty-five men I'd want to invite ta a party.
I came home after a year and although my profession was only hairdressing I knew I could change it.
I got a telegraph from my mother who said that my step-father had had a heart attack come home and earn a living. So I went back to England and the only thing I knew to earn any cash was through hairdressing.
I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I'm going to be able to accomplish this feat get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people.
I think because my life is so insane and it's constantly going at 120 miles per hour my favorite thing to do is sit at home in front of the TV and check out.
When we started the show 'Dallas' was known as the city where JFK was assassinated. By the end it was known as JR's home town.
I play basketball probably four to five days a week when I'm back home.
You know the sad thing of post-9/11 which was of course horrific was that the city in which I felt completely at home for two decades suddenly people like us - brown people - were looked at as the 'Others.'
This whole head of the home thing has been blown way out of proportion. Some guys just take it way too far. Some parents take it way too far. Yet children need guidance. They need a parent to help and guide them. They also need a friend. They need a confidant.
I'm hoping someday that some kid black or white will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is I'd be pulling for him.
We have three generations at home including my father-in-law. I keep a very low profile and a lot of things I do are very much with the family in mind. I have actually made films with the family around me.
New York City is home to so many people from so many places and the uniqueness of it is that you never feel a foreigner. English is almost hardly ever heard in the subway. In fact it's weird.
Sometimes I do envision just being a stay at home mom but not working isn't an option for me currently.
I am at home in many cultures. I live actively in three continents and I've done that for most of my life so I just make films as I see the world and that happens to speak to people. I do things that I want to do.
When I began to make some money I really wanted to have a home.
If you're a misanthrope you stay at home. There are certain writers who really don't like other people. I'm not like that I don't think.
I just moved into a new house so I love spending time at home. Everything for me is all about self-care because I really feel that if I'm at my best than I'm able to come to my job and really be feeling the best so if I'm not working out or going on a hike than I'm at home recharging and cooking dinner and hanging out with my cat.
I still cook at home. A lot of chefs I think don't cook at home. But I still do I love cooking at home I love having friends.
All my day is spent dealing with other people. When I come home I like it to be empty. The presence of others in my house kind of annoys me. I love coming home and shutting the doors. I feel brain dead. I'm relatively available but not to live with.
I do have 14 tattoos but I also do come home every single night and watch reality TV with my cat.
It's easier to date a football player for sure. Football players have one game a week and they practice every day but they're all at home. In basketball they're on the road all the time.
When I was at home I felt loved and safe. My sisters were always a safe haven for me. I knew they would always play with me and make me feel like I was one of them.
Take for example the African jungle the home of the cheetah. On whom does the cheetah prey? The old the sick the wounded the weak the very young but never the strong. Lesson: If you would not be prey you had better be strong.
Nevertheless most of the evergreen forests of the north must always remain the home of wild animals and trappers a backward region in which it is easy for a great fur company to maintain a practical monopoly.
I practice yoga at home to a TV show called 'Inhale ' taught by Steve Ross. I figured that if the people on the show could stretch that deep then I could too. I ended up pulling my hip flexor. But that's how I met my husband. Paul was the physical therapist my coach called to meet with me after hours.
Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root nor to one place is tied but ever restless and irregular about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home but scarce knows where He says it is so far that he has quite forgot how to go there.
My home town is very small and very remote and we don't have a movie house.
Home is where my mom is.
When I was at college I worked in a department store called Brit Home Stores which is a pretty lackluster department store selling clothes for middle-aged women. My job was to walk the floor and find anything that was damaged take it to the store room and log it.
I speak relatively little except when I'm at home and I'm asking for things.
You can't control the paparazzi. But if you go to Coachella you're going to get photographed. Whereas if you're at home walking down the street you probably won't. It's something I've learnt to navigate my way around but I try to keep my private life private.
I live a dual life. On the red carpet it's complete glam. But at home I'm a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl. Simple can be beautiful.
The most influential factor in selling a home is always price. Don't build 'wiggle room' into the asking price. There's a price war out there and you have to win it from the get-go.
You may not like the idea of putting money into a home when you're moving out. But it's demanded by the market. You need to show it off. You don't have to rip out the kitchen and bathroom. But maybe replace the tiles or the countertops. Get professional advice.
It's hard for women who make a lot of money and make decisions all day long then they have to come home and be 'Stupid Sally.' Men need respect and they need to know that they can lead in the relationship so even if they don't make the most money they need to be able to call the shots.
Great music is its own movie already. And the challenge as a music fan is to keep the song as powerful as it wants to be to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home.
It's a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage in such deception and trickery. I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home.
In all honesty at that time I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
After all I long to be in America again nay if I can go home to return no more to Europe it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside.
It's like now you're actually complaining because you're making $9 million and guys are making more? If it makes you that upset quit. Leave the game. Go home then and try finding another job that's going to pay you that.
At home in Victoria we have three dogs Tosh and Lucy they're half Blue Heelers and then there's Torrin a little Maltese terrier. She gets more attention in the house than anyone else! Yes I miss them a lot.
In the holy city of Mecca violence of any kind was forbidden. From the moment they left home pilgrims were not permitted to carry weapons to swat an insect or speak an angry word a discipline that introduced them to a new way of living.
Every woman I've had a relationship with has found this maddening the fact that I will talk about anything on the stage and reveal all this stuff and yet when I'm at home I clam up and won't discuss anything intimate or personal.
Five thousand people every day lose their home because of a medical bankruptcy. Most of them had insurance.
Americans particularly after World War II tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity and our soldiers brought home glory and victory and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.
No let's make sure that people understand that this is a very important war that is helping to protect us here at home. And that we have no choice but to win it. As difficult as it is.
This is truly a blessing. Breyon Prescott Peter Edge and Tom Corson believe in me and have introduced me to a home that also believes and knows exactly what to do with the type of music I'm doing.
My sisters both are working mothers. I understand that my being an actress as well as being at home isn't some heroic thing. That doesn't mean it isn't confusing or difficult - especially that question of how you find a balance.
There's an internal battle. I need to work I need to work I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.
And now I still really don't care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones.
I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so so so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.
I'm not afraid to call a wine that tastes like Skittles or green peppers mixed with orange marmalade. I'll say 'It tastes like chicken.' I mean that's not what people think of when they think of wine but that's what it tastes like to me and it hits home.
I don't know what my label is. I just think of myself as a plain forward. I like to think I have some finesse to my game but inside the paint is where men are made. If you can't play there you should be home with your mama.
I was a loner as a child and happiest at home launching toy rockets and aeroplanes. When I started causing trouble in my third year at grammar school Mum was really surprised. My parents sent me to a child psychologist who suggested I might have Asperger's syndrome.
My mom enlisted in the U.S. Navy in World War II and my parents actually bought our home thanks to the loan she got through the GI Bill.
Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.
My doctor asked me if I smoked and I said only when I'm working golfing or drinking. Then I realized the only time I don't smoke is when I'm home. I didn't even realize I'd become a smoker.
I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out.
When I came home for the summer after my first year of college I told my mother that my best friend and I were driving to California. She laughed out loud - 2 000 miles in a what? Well my best friend had an old Chevy. What could go wrong?
By the time I got home at night my eyes were so chlorinated I saw rings around every light.
The day I finished 'Twilight ' I came home and started bulking up. For 'New Moon ' I'm 30 pounds heavier than I was in 'Twilight.'
Power doesn't have to be on such a big scale for powerful things to occur. Within your own home you can be a powerful woman as a mother influencing your children's lives.
I listen to the phone-ins on the way home and I know how the fans feel.
I grew up in a home environment where I wasn't getting esteem for anything I did.
My free time at home is usually spent emailing listening to music reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
I am an American citizen and it is my home now. I like the U.S.A. which is not a place too many people have liked since Bush. The U.S. has a young population and everything can change within a year.
The American dream seems to be thriving in Europe not at home.
I am reasonably happy. I didn't find Jesus or anything like that. Part of it is that I just feel that I could go home. I did not feel like that for a long time but I could go back now.
Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
I'm very lucky. I am one of those people who is able to go home shut the front door and completely focus on the kids.
I tentatively believe in a god. I was brought up in a fairly religious home. I think the world is compatible with reincarnation karma all that stuff.
With fiction you can talk about plot character and narrative whereas a poem brings home the fact that everything that happens in a work of literature happens in terms of language. And this is daunting stuff to deal with.
I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year.
At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me. Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets so I'll go out for a drink with the girls.
A nutritionist helps me eat healthily at home.
I grew up in a very toxic home.