don't take as much crap as I used to. You
know, once you give birth, once you have
kids, you realize what's important in life,
and you realize it's really not difficult
to be a good person. And so when people
aren't good around me, I tend to move away
never in my life
said I didn't want to have children.
I did and I do and I will!
never give up that experience
for a career.
I want to have it all.
was a really lousy artist
as a kid.
Too abstract expressionist
or I'd draw a ram's head really messy. I'd
contests. I remember losing
to a guy who did a perfect spiderman.
Michel Basquiat Quotes
adore children. I love the fact that our
children are part of both of us, it's one
of the most amazing things ever.
you do have kids you do grow up. People
did say that to me. I have just started
realising it now it changes the world -
the past few months, I have become accustomed
to reading more and more ludicrous stories
about my private life. The simple truth
is that I am very happily married, have
a wonderful wife and two very special kids.
There is nothing that any third party can
do to change these facts.
every summer, and in a way, Virgin
does, too. Any successful
has to, who has been coming to Japan since
the early '70s. My first trip
really opened my eyes. I was given a plate
of raw fish and the only thing I got up
to eat was the wasabi.
get about 60-70 letters a day from staff.
As a leader, my main job is to motivate
them so they can go home and be proud of
their work. I want to hear from staff on
the front line, so to speak. My notebook
is never far away.
cannot remember a moment in my life
when I have not felt the love
of my family.
We were a family that would have killed
for each other - and we still are. My parents
adored each other, and in my childhood
there was barely a cross word between them.
are instances of millionaires'
unspoiled by wealth,
who, being rich, still perform great
services in the community. Such are the
very salt of the earth, as valuable
as, unfortunately, they are rare; still
it is not the exception, but the rule, that
must regard, and, looking at the usual result
of enormous sums conferred upon legatees,
the thoughtful man must shortly say, "I
would as soon leave to my son a curse as
the almighty dollar,"
and admit to himself that it is not the
welfare of the children, but family pride,
which inspires these enormous legacies.
you are getting ready to become a mom,
being in love
with someone just isn't enough. You need
about whether he would be a good
and raise your children
with similar beliefs.
pretty much behaved like a knucklehead my
It was probably more adorable when I was
as an adult I'm sure it's less attractive.
want to have kids in the next two or three
years. I just haven't found the right person.
I can't wait to have a little daughter and
dress her up.
just know our [with Paris Latsis, her fiance]
kids and grandkids are going to watch "House
it's enhanced every single part of my life.
It really, really reminds you of what's
and what brings you great joy.
... I never really knew
very many babies
before. I had hardly ever spent any time
with them. And I just love
him. It's heaven.
I sometimes have even four-year-old
boys literally flinging themselves at
me like little Exocet missiles when I'm
in restaurants. They're cute
and I like them but it's weird
all to do with Austin
Powers. They want me in that silver
mini skirt. It's very much a fabulous
At a private
screening the children adored it. The sillier
you are, the more you fall over, the more
want my son
to see the balance of the world
and have compassion
so he can do good
things for his country when he grows up.
is Asian and I do travel
lots to Asia and Africa and all parts of
Europe so I feel
closer to all of that living in England,
and that he'll have a better chance
at being more international growing up there.
thing for me is that everybody felt that
I was really wild
when i was unbalanced and desperate to communicate
something and didn't have a sense of purpose.
But I've never been so crazy and wild as
I am with my son
or as I am now.
like a kid
from every continent!
of a sudden I had a baby, because it went
really quick. It was like, 'Oh! I have a
So, it's great.
I'm just having a great
with my children. They're here in New
York with me.
I have a passion
for the play. My father
was a chess teacher,
and I learned
the play of him as a small child.
Occasionally I made another career;
but now I have again the possibility of
maintaining the passion of my early youth
one day I have a daughter
and my daughter wants to be a model,
I would never let her! But then, if she
wants to, what can I do? But definitely
not until she's 18
years old. You know,
has the bad
side, and people
will be mean to you, and when you're young,
you don't know how to defend yourself.
I see myself
on a lot of magazine
covers now, in one way I'm very proud and
flattered, and in another sense I'm laughing
back at all those people who were mean to
me when I was getting teased as a weird-looking
It's a nice form of poetic justice.
Clark Gable: In the kissing
scenes, I kissed him with real affection.
I didnt want to go to bed with him,
but I wanted him to know how much I liked
him. He told me he had been a hunter for
a long time,
but he had decided
not to kill
animals. He said if he had children,
he would teach
them to hunt with a camera instead of a
said I would get
better with each baby,
and I have.
easy to be the son
of a great
have recognized that the world
How your children
are behaving, how their friends
are behaving. What they consume and what
could never have been shown at an exhibition
drawings. I lacked the clumsiness of a child,
I hope to maintain my credibility after
I stop playing. Because, yes of course,
now I play and I score goals and children
all over are mad about me. Not just poor
children - all children. We can make them
really happy by the way we play, though
I have to say that it's the poor ones that
I think of most, the ones who can't come
and watch the games at the stadium. We mean
so much to them. That's why I'm so committed
to this work. Later, after you've stopped
playing, it's harder to have the same impact.
But I will give it a go. I want to continue
doing this kind of work for ever.
was something of a leader
in my neighborhood. Much the way it is today,
either liked me a lot, or they didn't like
me at all. In my own crowd I was very well
liked and I tended to be the kid
to notice in the last few months that the
available to women
in their thirties
suddenly seem a lot better than the ones
for women in their mid- to late-twenties.
Which makes sense. Women have got more to
say at this point in their lives.
They´ve had a decade of getting to
of making mistakes,
reflecting back to failed
all those things, and as a result,
the characters, the roles, become much more
I was lacking some kind of support
and needed to be accepted or appreciated.
had not only left the family,
but he'd died,
so perhaps as a child
just show pictures
Thats not all there is. I saw people
to survive and making it. I saw families
holding together. I saw kindness and beauty,
not just bombing and death.
I heard beautiful stories, but thats
not what the media
shows us. I want to go back live
there again some day. Its a beautiful
country and it has an amazing culture
If you are going to tell a story, tell the
are raised as though they are one. Although
I am from the Dinka tribe, my parents
didnt raise us as the Dinka tribe.
They raised us as the Wek family, in the
way they believed
should grow up. So when you leave, the first
thing you think
is the ones you left behind. Its natural
them in any way you can. I found a way to
rather than asking my Mum
to give me money.
I would work
and send money back to pay for their rent
dealing with millions of people
everyday, and it's very easy for something
to be misinterpreted,
so my intention is always, regardless of
what the show
is --whether it's about sibling rivalry
battering or children
-- for people to see within each show that
you are responsible
for your life,
that although there may be tragedy in your
life, there's always a possibility to triumph.
there any books
that you could remember reading when you
were a kid
that you loved
or that influenced
You know, as a kid,
when I was growing up, especially in the
third and fourth grade, I always wanted
to be a minister and preach and be a missionary.
And then for a while, after Mrs. Duncan's
fourth grade class,
I wanted to be a fourth grade teacher.
And I think,
in many ways, that I have been able to fulfill
all of that.