My time on TV has been awesome; between 'Party Of Five' and 'Ghost Whisperer,' I've been severely lucky in great long runs on TV series that were attached to the heart and got into the audiences' hearts.
Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist.
I was able to promote a strong defense budget when it could have been cut a lot more severely.
As a child I experienced firsthand the severe effects of poverty and illiteracy, especially upon women and children. My parents taught me the importance of education and that it was a key to improving an individual's life.
A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.
Like most severely overweight people, I had to hit a rock-hard bottom before I'd take responsibility for the consequences of neglecting my own health.
Now, bipolar disorder, it goes on a spectrum. There's very severe conditions of it and there are milder ones. I'm lucky enough that it's reasonably mild in my case.
There are as many routes to writing success as there are writers who got there. My advice, however, applies across the board: read widely, learn the craft by whatever means you can - workshops and writing programs are ideal, but even self-study can work - apply what you learn, and persevere.
I suffered from a quite severe speech impediment when I was young, and keeping a journal was part of the therapy.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
When I was in the army, there were four times that I was wounded. I also got more than 30 wounds on my body, and my injuries were ranked on the second rank of invalids. The first rank is the most severe. So, that means that I had lost more than 60 per cent of working capability.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
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