Monetary contractions are attractive as the key shocks in the 1929-1933 years, and in other severe depressions, because there do not seem to be any other candidates.
I didn't have any relationships in my teenage years, as I felt I was not attractive enough.
But my system for over 30 years has been this: When stocks are attractive, you buy them. Sure, they can go lower. I've bought stocks at $12 that went to $2, but then they later went to $30.
When I was a kid, I was one of those really obnoxious 'oooh oooh' girls, with my hand up in the air constantly. I've learned over the years that that's not so attractive, so I've censored that.
I'm not really attracted to that long-term commitment to one character over many years.
I'm very picky when it comes to men. I come across a man who I'm really attracted to about once every five years.
I was highly attracted to chess for forty or forty-five years; then, little by little, my enthusiasm lessened.
U.S. attorneys have taught me a lot over the years, and in the Southern district of Florida, they have been to me partners.
I was raised - professionally - in the Public Integrity Section. I started in 1976, stayed there for 12 years. It was formed after Watergate by then-head of the Criminal Division Dick Thornburgh, who ultimately became Attorney General.
I was the United States Attorney for Maine for three years, and then was appointed a federal judge.
Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years.
For years, particularly with the advent of the Internet, people have been griping about lessening attention spans.
In Montreal, I kept thinking, 'Pay attention: this is the Olympics! It only happens once every four years!'
Having spent a number of my younger years with trade-union parents attending NUT annual conferences, I feel comfortable with an agenda in my hand and a procedural format for debate.
After attending the gymnasium between my eighth and seventeenth years, I studied classical philology at Berlin University for two years under Boeckh and Lachmann, and with the friendly support of Emanuel Geibel and Franz Kugler, I dabbled in all sorts of poetry.
I'd always wanted to write a novel, but after attending film school, I'd spent five years knocking on Hollywood's door and had put that idea aside.
I attended Amherst College from 1951 to 1955. The first two years were a revelation. There were innumerable exchanges with brilliant classmates, among them the playwright Ralph Allen, the classics scholar Robert Fagles, and the composer Michael Sahl.
I attended less than two years of Conservatory in Mexico City.
I attended TED in 2007 and 2008, the last two years the conference was held in Monterey.