The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.
For us, someone who is willing to step forward and help is much more courageous than someone who is merely fulfilling the role.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures;
they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.
Nothing is ever simple. What do you do when you discover you like parts of the role you're trying to escape?
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Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I don't want to be perfect, but I do want to be a role model.
My mom always tells me that imperfections equal beauty. All of us are imperfect.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
It takes generosity to discover the whole through others.
If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.
I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model - because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else.
I never thought a role model should be negative.
To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.
I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes difference.
Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.
I'm a little more comfortable in that role. I love being in the studio.
The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be.
Reject the role of the victim and become the healer and teacher.
I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I like the role.
The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
You are pitiful isolated individuals;
you are bankrupts; your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on -- into the dustbin of history!
For things to have value in man's world, they are given the role of commodities.
Among man's oldest and most constant commodity is woman.
Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
I never really said I want to be a role model. But then when it happened I was so down for it.
I think a primal role of a man in a relationship is to protect his woman.
I think each role has had different challenges.
Nevertheless, the realization that breaking a pencil point would have far less disastrous consequences played little or no role, I believe, in this decision to explore theory!
Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
I've had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didn't get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
You've got to perform in a role hundreds of times.
In keeping it fresh one can become a large, madly humming, demented refrigerator.
The family unit plays a critical role in our society and in the training of the generation to come.
There are few good women who do not tire of their role.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility
The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.
What's David's role? David looks good, that's what David does.
David looks good, and I'm the funny one, that's what I hear constantly. But I keep telling him that looks fade.
We believe that the government has an important role to create the conditions that promote entrepreneurship, upward mobility, and individual responsibility.
I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was - because I had graphic instances of it - handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say, 'I don't want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie' - and this was compounded by X-Men as well.
If people want a role model, they can have Miley Cyrus.
Christianity makes of life a moral drama in which we play a starring role and in which the most ordinary events take on a grand significance.
I want to get to a point in my career where I can be a role model.
A good one. I want to say, 'I got here without drugs, and I got here without drinking or smoking. If I can do it, you can do it. I have no doubt.' I really want kids to have a chance in life.
Being a mentor is something that's new for me but a role that I take very seriously.
Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe.
How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?
With any role, you're extending yourself and acting out things that never happened to you.
People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place.
Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur.
Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts, because tax cuts give people more power, and take away from the role of government.
Leadership is an active role; 'lead' is a verb. But the leader who tries to do it all is headed for burnout, and in a powerful hurry.
I tend to turn down roles that are too much like me, what I think is most like me anyhow, because I'm me all the time and I'm sick of it.