The former pension minister, the Liberal Democrat Steve Webb said I was trying to abolish the lump sum. Instead, we are going to keep the lump sum and abolish the Liberal Democrats.
I wasn't academically successful. And maybe I've spent a lot of my career trying to make up for that.
As I get older, I'm trying to accept improvisation into my day-to-day living.
Maybe I'm the kind of athlete who absorbs the atmosphere instead of trying to block it out.
Washington agencies are now trying a backdoor approach to regulate our climate by abusing existing laws.
Obviously, there's not as much flex in a wood bat as in a metal bat, so I'm still trying to adjust to that.
I didn't agree with what Joe McCarthy was trying to do, but I sure did admire his methods.
I have been trying to find out exactly when listeners and performers decided that applause between movements would not be allowed, but nobody seems to have been willing to admit that they were the culprit.
My main efforts focussed on trying to identify the rate controlling steps during the cell cycle. Crucial for this analysis were wee mutants that were advanced prematurely through the cell cycle and so divided at a reduced cell size.
I don't make records that way, where I'm trying to please the marketplace or anything. Not because I have anything against that, it's just never been a part of my aesthetic, even when I was with the Pixies.
The Russians are clearly a big adversary, and they demonstrated it by trying to mess around in our election.
I'm trying to protect what I advertise. That's my stance on any kind of self-expression.
When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases from public defenders and defense attorneys.
Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
I'm trying to go beyond the traditional cliches of an African safari.
It's always a tricky thing, trying to make aid sustainable.
Real philosophy is like trying to read an alarm system installation manual in Korean.
I'm not trying to sound pretentious, but we did sell 12 million records on the first album, so we did get paid a little bit.
All I'm really interested in musically is trying to make concept albums. Serving a larger sum than the parts.