I intentionally abandoned the hard stuff early on because not only do I think it's useless, I think it's a distraction.
I come from a violent background. So I became hard. I realised that I had made myself that way to deal with a feeling of abandonment and shame.
I first came to Abbey Road Studios in 1994. I scored 'Little Women' there. What I remember most about it was how hard it was to come to London from Los Angeles and conduct when you're jetlagged.
We're going to fight hard on this. We're going to push hard - not just on North Korea; we're going to push hard on other countries who are not abiding by the resolutions and not abiding by the sanctions against North Korea.
Most public officials work hard to serve the public good and abide by Oregon's ethics laws.
I have a really hard time abiding by falsehoods being left in place.
The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability.
You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.
I'm just working hard because I know that's the way you can get things done. That's how I've been able to be successful.
Abortion is a hard thing for Hollywood to deal with because it is so controversial and you don't want to alienate half your audience by sending one message or the other.
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
It's hard to get that real good feeling about festivals sometimes.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.
You know it's hard to hear what a bearded man is saying. He can't speak above a whisker.
In Arizona, we're at 7,000 feet, so we're above half of the world's atmosphere. It's crisp but hard, a side-raking light that can be revealing but doesn't have the softness that maritime air has.
An academic dialect is perfected when its terms are hard to understand and refer only to one another.
I never felt I was quite the ticket academically. I always felt I had to put in an enormous amount of effort not to be disappointing. So I worked really hard, but at the time it suited me, because I didn't do very much else.
Sixth grade was definitely a hard year for me. I got left out because I didn't go to any of the parties or hang out with the 'cool kids.' I was focusing on my academics. I wasn't allowed to go to any of the parties.
When I was 13, I told my dad I wanted to move to Florida to attend the IMG Academy. I wanted to be a golfer, and that's hard to do in New England where I could only practice half the year.
It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation.