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It's not just the 'Grammys' that I've pulled out of. I also pulled out of the English awards as well. The reason that I wanted to pull out was because I believe very much that the music industry as a whole is mainly concerned with material success.
We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop.
Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams, and that took a hot second.
And if I had a preference, it would be to be able to not be in the studio until 4 in the morning.
I live with some of my best friends from high school, very commune-like, in my house. It's my hippie way of life.
I could get away with not taking care of myself as a bachelorette but as a mom I can't.
We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they're of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.
In LA, where I live, it's all about perfectionism. Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside.
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I've been much happier unmarried than married.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.