Whenever I travel anywhere, I'm constantly asked if I'm Swedish. It's the burden of most Norwegians. The Swedes have just got a better publicity agent, I think.
Facts and data, rather than opinion, are the two cornerstones of problem solving, and yet they are consistently withheld from the people by American media. We must have facts and data in order to recognize where there is a problem!
I consider myself to be a pretty good judge of people... that's why I don't like any of them.
I actually get more conservative when I'm in Vegas.
We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to abandon all the reforms made over some very painful years in the Labour party, we would be consigned back to opposition.
And it seems to me in that experience may lie at least some of the clues for policy development perhaps constitutional changes as well that Labour will need to make at the national level too.
I never ever take into consideration the consequences of my actions until it's too late.
To me, a politician's job is to listen to constituents' problems and try to sort them out.
It wasn't a conscious effort to have kids later. It was just the way life goes.
My mum is bright, ambitious, well read, political and very bolshie: when my dad was conscripted into the Army and posted to Libya, she convinced some general to let her go with him. I don't know how she managed it.
The ability to work together has to be in the blood of particle physicists. They learn very early on that it is impossible to advance on one's own and that constant exchange is necessary.
You can construct whatever story you want to. Documentaries are constructions, as is all journalism.
I consider myself pretty lazy, but I look back and check out the stuff I've done, and I say, 'God, that's a lot of stuff for a lazy guy.' It's a paradox, I suppose, being both things.
I'm also working closely with a group called the Amazon Conservation Team, helping with the rainforest in South America.
I'm constantly falling deeper in love with my wife.
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