If a hamster has too many babies she knows she cannot carry, she not only abandons them, but she eats them. That means she doesn't have to go out and hunt for food for herself.
Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out.
I set up situations that involve abandoning control and finding out what happens.
My wife tells me I should check out 'Downton Abbey', but I gather that series might be almost too intense for my temperate nature.
My dad keeps joking about sneaking into my grandparents' house and switching out their HBO for PBS so they think I'm on 'Downton Abbey.'
'Downton Abbey'. I love all things olden-days, and I'm very interested in somebody brushing my hair out at the end of the night.
I remember wearing overcoats, hiding in the bushes outside of Abbey Road Studios, waiting for the traffic to clear. As it did, we would drop our overcoats and run out on to the cross walk and strike our poses.
Singing with Aaron Neville, he pulled stuff out of my voice I never could have gotten, because if he's providing XYZ, I have to put in ABC, and usually I don't have to put in ABC.
Punching your weight is one of boxing's most sensible rules. It's a handy one to abide by whether your battles lie in or out of a ring.
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
Indian culture certainly gives the Indian mind, including the mind of the Indian scientist, the ability to think out of the box.
What underlies great science is what underlies great art, whether it is visual or written, and that is the ability to distinguish patterns out of chaos.
Do not compare yourself. Find out what God has placed in your ability.
My motto is to do everything absolutely flat out and to the best of your ability.
Your ability to adapt to failure, and navigate your way out of it, absolutely 100 percent makes you who you are.
The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.
With DNA, the ability to find out a lot more with a lot less has increased our ability for identification.
As NFL players, we have such a platform to spread the Word of God. And that is an area I don't mind speaking out on at all. As far as talking about my football skills, however, I will let my abilities and actions speak for themselves.
This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms.