There is absolutely no path you can choose in life that will not include challenges or blocks. These are important because they are what make you appreciate your successes.
While I appreciate what goes into making high-end Indian dishes, street food has a special place in my heart. Being raised in India, street food played an integral part in my life while growing up.
For years now, long before I became House majority leader, I have been passionate about foreign affairs because I believe that anyone who leads in Washington must appreciate the significance of America's role in providing for global security and prosperity.
I met the Queen, the Pope, and we went all over Europe and Asia. I just wish I was older when I did all this. Then I could appreciate it more.
I did learn eventually - perhaps far too late - to respect the talent I have. For a lot of years out there, I was just bashing on to the next thing and not really thinking about it too much. That's what we do. But I'm learning to appreciate the moment.
Sometimes I make myself laugh, but that's because I appreciate my sense of humor.
I have to expose myself and then accept the judgment that audiences and critics will have. And that's okay. I appreciate the elliptical nature of it. Sometimes people are more in the mood to be nice to me than others, and that's great.
My work often takes me away from my family for long periods of time, so I've really come to appreciate the time I do spend with them.
Blake & Murphy didn't seem to appreciate who I was and what I was doing for them. After losing the NXT Tag Team Championship, they went on a long losing streak. They needed me yet just used me as an accessory.
I feel, as an artist, that we don't do enough to appreciate our fans. We are in this position because of the fans, and it's really a blessing.
Now that I have kids, I want my kids to appreciate my music, but at the same time, I don't want to teach them anything that they shouldn't know just yet.
I'm not going to let everyone in, but when I do open up, I trust you. I let you fully in. My close friends, my family, and everyone around me can really appreciate it, and sometimes it's not the easiest to open up to people.
I can really appreciate how hard it is to win a major, and to win back-to-back is special.
I appreciate both... for me, I think 'Star Wars' is more science fantasy and is based on a lot of great legendary heroes and morality plays and stuff. And 'Star Trek' is just pure fun. Pure science fun. And I've always appreciated both.
I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
I used to say that theatre was my favourite thing. But the more I do film, the more I appreciate it.
Childhood has definitely been invented, hasn't it? I think that's because people had children later, and we appreciate and cherish childhood a lot more.
I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.
Jazz is an art that takes decades to appreciate and understand.
You can't expect critics to appreciate all kinds of cinema.