Quotes with model
I never wanted to be a model. My modeling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that's all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting.
This massive carnage did not occur because European Christians are worse than or different from other human beings, but because they were the first to industrialize war and pursue a national model.
Common Dreams. Discussing the wars started by European Christians in the 20th century as well as decades of colonial repression that resulted in slaughter of as many as 100 million people.
For Americans, it was love at first sight with the automobile. It is fair to say the Model T revolutionized American life.... The auto gave the working and middle classes a sense of accomplishment. The new, auto-induced sense of freedom ... helped to open up American society in the 1920s.
Don't Know Much About History
People can have the Model T in any color - so long as it's black.
Remark about Model T made in 1909 according to autobiography. Ford was forced to introduce a choice of colors in 1925.
It hurts me when I see a priest or a nun with the latest model car, you can't do this. A car is necessary to do a lot of work, but please, choose a more humble one. If you like the fancy one, just think about how many children are dying of hunger in the world.
July 6, 2013
To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.
But in fact, when you try to model that on a computer you find that because of the very structure of matter and of the chemical bonds that are the basis of every organism, evolution is not random at all. It will tend to follow certain paths.
The Structure Of Organized Change: A conversation with Kevin Kelly by Joe Flower, The Healthcare Forum Journal (1995)
Man is the only great thing in the universe. All the ages have been trying to produce a perfect model. Only one complete man has yet evolved. The best of us are but prophesies of what is to come.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
I had to get comfortable with knowing that one of my weaknesses was my weight. Especially growing up with Venus, who's so tall and slim and model-like, and me, I'm thick and hips and everything. I used to feel like I wanted to be her. I wanted to be thin, but it wasn't me, so I had to learn that I'm going to have larger boobs. I'm going to be bigger, and just enjoy that. So I think it's good for a lot of other girls who are curvy or more bodacious to be confident in themselves.
Interview with Rolling Stone, 6/18/2013