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Grace Jones Quotes and Sayings

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Models are there to look like mannequins,
not like real people.
Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
- Grace Jones

Now when I enter a carriage, it almost empties.
But there's always one brave enough to stay.
- Grace Jones

Everyone has to make their own decisions.
I still believe in that.
You just have to be able to accept the consequences without complaining.
- Grace Jones

Use, don't abuse.
- Grace Jones

 

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

Mothers don't let your daughters grow up to be models unless you're present.
- Janice Dickinson

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Rules and models destroy genius and art.
- William Hazlitt

I carry out my work thus: I never use models or nature for the figure,
drapery or anything else.
- John Tenniel

Women movements would form among the factory workers,
a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models.
- Emma Bonino

Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions,
or bad decisions, and haven't been good role models.
To be someone that people look up to is important to me.
- Justin Bieber

I think that my biggest role models are people that
have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination.
- Jonathan Brandis

Models are what they are...
people who model clothing, that's all.
- Kim Smith

There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more
than an abridged dictionary.
- Dave Barry

We need role models who are going to break the mold.
- Carly Simon

You're not working with models, you're working with real women who have,
like, anatomy.
Models do not have anatomy.
- Isaac Mizrahi

In brief, Western democracy, as other political models,
is not exportable to all regions of the world.
- Omar Bongo

Not for models.
SuicideGirls is a mystery to me because I thought only women ran the site.
- Richard Kern

The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers.
But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably
gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
- Andrew Shue

In the 1980s, there weren't a lot of role models for gay teenagers.
- Mary Cheney

People who dream of something bigger and better are good role models.
- Andrew Shue

Other effects in the show included models of the ships
which were extremely expensive to make.
We used to do our shots in front of a blue screen and
they'd put the effects on after.
- Gil Gerard

I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe
and age should be role models for all children,
and that means interacting with them.
- Armistead Maupin

Much of my work in this period was concerned with exploring
the logic of economic models,
but also with attempting to reconcile the models with every day observation.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

I don't have traceable literary models because I haven't
had great literary influences in my life.
- Manuel Puig

I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies.
I never felt used for my body.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax,
a sick hoax.
The men and women who are fighting in Iraq,
they are the true heroes.
- Gale Sayers

They're protecting an archaic industry.
They should turn their attention to new models.
- Bob Weir

Last night, two men tried to force my shutters.
I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models.
He told them to kill me.
I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me.
- Camille Claudel

It is a point where our old models must be discarded and a new reality rules.
- Vernor Vinge

I'd have to say that, in general, models take themselves too seriously.
Basically, they are genetic freaks who spend a couple
of hours in hair and makeup.
- Rebecca Romijn

Fortunately, human beings are remarkably diverse models to work from.
- David Brin

Every band had their own distinctive sound,
but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music
with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
- Ruben Blades

The models for me were more the folk-rock singers of the '60s and '70s.
- Carly Simon

Because I'm on the runway with some of the best models in the industry.
- Heidi Klum

I didn't have parents, so I lived in people's homes...
And because I grew up with no parental role models,
I learned to become my own friend, eventually my own
father and my own mother.
- John Lone

I never really thought about being an actress or being anything like that.
I was always a bit scared as well because of the thing
about models becoming an actress and all that.
- Gisele Bundchen

We have to be living models.
- Jerome Myers

On the way from Chicago, I spent the summer of 1947 in Ottawa,
helping to build the first of a series of econometric
models for the Canadian government.
- Lawrence R. Klein

Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models,
the young begin with being ridiculous,
and often end in being vicious.
- Robert Blair

What theatre started to look at much earlier than any
other form was the internal operations of ordinary people,
sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.
- Pete Townshend

In my teaching, I enjoyed creating models to clearly communicate my thoughts.
- Erno Rubik

Going back into the history of a word,
very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly
to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.
- J. L. Austin

The only reason we make good role models is because
you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways.
But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
- Dante Hall

Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years,
copying the same models and approximately the same path?
- Theodore Gericault

Children need models rather than critics.
- Joseph Joubert

Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which
are the repositories of models of eloquence,
but the ad agencies.
- Marshall McLuhan

Everybody smokes!
Models, actresses, everyone!
Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction,
but it still pains me to see my friends do it.
- Kirsten Dunst

There are relatively few role models for young people.
We are in a society that is ruled by men.
- Catherine Deneuve

The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe
but to make useful models of the world.
A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it.
- Edward de Bono

The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only
drawings and models which are played with by poor people
who cannot afford the real thing.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of
good conversation and communication in the wider social context.
- Rowan D. Williams

In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy.
I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream,
a certain language governed it.
- Jacques Derrida

Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Hey, our Founding Fathers wore long hair and powdered wigs -
I don't see anybody trying to look like them today,
either...
But we do look to them as role models.
- Leigh Steinberg

Parents must lead by example.
Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do.
We are our children's first and most important role models.
- Lee Haney

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley

I've never been to New Zealand before.
But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess,
comes from there.
- Madeleine Albright

There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would
misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections
of an entire class of models,
which of course they were not.
- Thomas J. Sargent

That's how I taught myself how to draw -
tracing the ads and petting new clothes on the models.
- Stephen Sprouse

Two sittings a day of my models and I'm totally exhausted.
- Paul Cezanne

The leading cause of death among fashion models is
falling through street grates.
- Dave Barry

So everyone has that problem, models have that problem,
too.
- Heidi Klum

Women today are dealing with both their independence
and also the fact that their lives are built around
finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with.
- Jane Campion

I was making $50 a week as a house model at Christian
Dior for nine months before I learned that photographic models made $50 an hour!
- Lauren Hutton

Jesus is an example.
We have other examples, including many of our ancestors
as role models who understood the inner meaning of our orientation.
- Malcolm Boyd

I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper
than models and they don't move.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I hate big models.
- Imogen Cunningham

I have fought to protect those benefits that ensure
better salaries for teachers across the Nation such
as grants to pay off student loans and funding for Teach for America.
Still, we must all do more to show our continued appreciation
for our Nation's leading role models.
- Solomon Ortiz

If you've looked at all the glamour magazines lately,
all the covers are actresses.
If they are on those covers, they are going to try to emulate models.
That's just the way it is.
- Portia de Rossi

Models now need to promote themselves,
think like businesswomen and diversify their careers by doing other things.
Chances are very slim that a mere model will become a household name today.
- Tyra Banks


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