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I used to be very shy.
by Adriana Lima

I used to be very shy.
When I first started, I had to go to a casting,
and I had to go in a bikini.
I thought I was too skinny.
But I went in and got the job!
And that's how I started.
- Adriana Lima

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent -
I have my own apartment,
I have my own life.
And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school.
I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
- Adriana Lima

I've never been to the gym.
I do nothing.
- Adriana Lima

I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words.
I just knew how to smile.
- Adriana Lima

 

I like to go to the movies or read.
- Adriana Lima

If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere.
Here you don't see that as much.
There the only thing they do is babies,
babies, babies!
Especially the poor families.
- Adriana Lima

Here in the big city people spend their time thinking
about work and about money;
they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
- Adriana Lima

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I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top.
When I got to the end the top was down.
- Adriana Lima

I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.
- Adriana Lima

Younger guys are just too jealous.
- Adriana Lima

When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles,
or a big jelly belly.
I cannot have it.
- Adriana Lima

I missed out on everything.
Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies,
going to concerts, and I get so jealous.
- Adriana Lima

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself.
Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude.
You have to believe in yourself and be strong.
- Adriana Lima

You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
- Adriana Lima

If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model,
I would never let her!
- Adriana Lima

I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes.
I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't
have time to hang out together.
They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.
- Adriana Lima

My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix,
not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them,
but because he's so nice.
When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to
arrive there and he helped everyone.
- Adriana Lima

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used,
and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
- Dave Parnas

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
- Nafisa Joseph

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

I'm not used to feeling so human.
Is it always like this?
- Edward, from Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

Style used to be an interaction between the human soul
and tools that were limiting.
In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
- Jaron Lanier

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
- David Lee Roth

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover
things that can be used for good.
- John Charles Polanyi

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

I think I've discovered the secret of life -
you just hang around until you get used to it.
- Charles M. Schulz

The future ain't what it used to be.
- Yogi Berra

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
- Mae West

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock


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