For some people, success is a zero sum game. They think that if they push other people out of the way, fewer people can compete with them. That's one way of seeing the world. It's dog eat dog. It's, sadly, always going to be there.
As one of the pioneers of modern hair care and cosmetics, Madam Walker is still an inspiration to a lot of people going into the business.
You can propose marriage naked or in handcuffs, but no one is going to agree to forsake all others for a man in shorts. You can't declare war in shorts or deliver a eulogy in shorts.
Don't underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the thing you can't hear, and not bothering.
I'm not going to sit here now and say 'do this,' or 'do that.' But you must - must - expunge any vestige of racism.
This is not the first time in my life where you know going into a job that you're going to hear in stereo what was wrong with what you did.
Well, first of all, going off with dianetics was based upon a thought of mine.
The world isn't going backward, if you can just stay young enough to remember what it was really like when you were really young.
There's life outside Backstreet Boys that is going on and continuing.
If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey.