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Foster Quotes

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For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make,
both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control
the process of choosing, you can take control
of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom
that comes from being in charge of yourself.
- Robert Foster Bennett

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the
ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.
- Daniel Goleman

 

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with,
but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles

Despite the best of efforts, many foster children are
neither reunited with their families,
nor adopted.
- Charles Foster Bass

I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does,
which is try to find scripts written for white actors -
or Jodie Foster,
who reads scripts for male actors.
- Wentworth Miller

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We do not kill the drama, we do not really limit its
appeal by failing to encourage the best in it;
but we do thereby foster the weakest and poorest elements.
- George P. Baker

As an adoptive parent myself of foster children,
I have seen firsthand the glaring problems of the system
currently facing this Nation.
- Dennis Cardoza

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
- Jodie Foster

Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks.
Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.
- Bruce Willis

I'm going to try and model myself after Kurt Russell and Jodie Foster.
- Haley Joel Osment

I foster a sorrowful conception of affection.
Make no sacrifices.
- Franz Liszt

I moved up over Lower East Side and I was adopted by eight foster parents;
I lived all over New York City with these parents,
man, till I was about ten years old.
- Gregory Corso

Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought
to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century.
- George C. Williams

Normal is not something to aspire to,
it's something to get away from.
- Jodie Foster

I am a struggling writer.
A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living.
So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care.
- Christopher Darden

We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home,
more to put him in a foster home and the most to institutionalize him.
- Marian Wright Edelman

The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy,
and after all our most pleasing responsibility.
To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
- Wendell Berry

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

Shouldn't a great museum foster serious seeing before all else?
- Mark Stevens

I admire Jodie Foster.
Her head is screwed on really well.
It's not loose at all.
- Thora Birch

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness -
a harsh nurse,
who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
- William C. Bryant

Hence we did not foster competition in our school,
on the contrary.
- Dora Russell

I remember watching Jodie Foster in Contact,
and that kind of opened my eyes.
- Joel Gretsch

The only point of government is to safeguard and foster life.
- George Wald

We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster,
on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
- Charles Sturt

Jodie Foster may continue to outwardly ignore me for the rest of my life,
but I have made her one of the most famous actresses in the world.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Large parties given to very young children...
foster the passions of vanity and envy,
and produce a love of dress and display which is very
repulsive in the character of a child.
- Susanna Moodie

I have a bad tendency to get rapidly bored with my own material,
so rewriting is hard for me.
I mean, I already know the story and would rather read something new.
- Alan Dean Foster

I had to take my makeup off at work every night.
I wasn't allowed to do it at home because my mom said
that when your work day is done,
you're done with work.
- Jodie Foster

More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety
net programs to make sure they are poised to catch
the families before they fall even more,
especially in the areas of unemployment benefits,
child care assistance, and foster care.
- Richard Neal

What are the implications of a China that may be on
nuclear parity with the United States?
- Charles Foster Bass

By the first week of shooting, you know exactly where
your film is heading based on the psychology of your director.
- Jodie Foster

Why did the Clinton Administration continue to liberalize
export controls on sensitive technologies even after
it learned that China had stolen designs?
- Charles Foster Bass

Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world,
which is what I always wanted to do.
I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton,
but it's the wrong century.
- Alan Dean Foster

Many foster children have had difficulty making the
transition to independent living.
Several are homeless, become single parents,
commit crimes, or live in poverty.
They are also frequent targets of crime.
- Charles Foster Bass

I've always had this idea that I wanted movies to make people better not worse.
- Jodie Foster

I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been
marginalized by society by playing them -
and having them still have dignity and still survive,
still get through it.
- Jodie Foster

Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth,
but I regret anything that I might have written or
spoken that could have been used in a way to help to
foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
- Louis Farrakhan

Once - many, many years ago - I thought I made a wrong decision.
Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along.
But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong.
- John Foster Dulles

I try to challenge myself as much as possible,
as often as possible.
- Alan Dean Foster

Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the
consequences of our tendencies,
upped the stakes.
- David Foster Wallace

It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves
that most "familiarity" is meditated and delusive.
- David Foster Wallace

I just think that fiction that isn't exploring what
it means to be human today isn't art.
- David Foster Wallace

This diagnosis can be done in about two lines.
It doesn't engage anybody.
- David Foster Wallace

It can become an exercise in trying to get the reader
to like and admire you instead of an exercise in creative art.
- David Foster Wallace

Fiction's about what it is to be a human being.
- David Foster Wallace

State and local government, with financial support
from the federal government,
should offer a program to educate and train foster
children for employment and provide them with financial assistance,
as needed, until they reach age 21.
- Charles Foster Bass

According to the committee's findings,
a network of mobile missiles carrying the newest warheads
could be tested by China this year and deployed as early as 2002.
- Charles Foster Bass

One of the things that makes Wittgenstein a real artist
to me is that he realized that no conclusion could
be more horrible than solipsism.
- David Foster Wallace

The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for
this anesthetic against loneliness.
- David Foster Wallace

This might be one way to start talking about differences
between the early postmodern writers of the fifties
and sixties and their contemporary descendants.
- David Foster Wallace

I think you should make more movies,
more musicals.
I think the public deserves that.
I think this country deserves to be able to get out and foster that talent.
Give them an opportunity to become stars.
I think the whole idea is wonderful.
- Donald O'Connor

Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that
Chinese spies penetrated four U.S.
weapons research labs and stole important information
on seven nuclear warhead designs.
- Charles Foster Bass

Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
- Alan Dean Foster

How much research I have to do depends on the nature of the story.
For fantasy, none at all.
- Alan Dean Foster

The only reason to invest in the market is because
you think you know something others don't.
- R. Foster Winans

I had lived in Fukuoka during the mid 1990s,
and I was a volunteer with the Fukuoka Asian Film Festival.
- John Foster

China has legally purchased high performance computers,
advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing
equipment from several American companies.
- Charles Foster Bass

As you can probably tell, I like films and directors
that bring a totally unique style to filming action.
- John Foster

The world will never have lasting peace so long as
men reserve for war the finest human qualities.
Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice
and a righteous and dynamic faith.
- John Foster Dulles

One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the
power of lighting its own fire.
- John W. Foster

I wish people could get over the hang-up of subtitles,
although at the same time, you know,
that's kind of why I'm kind of pro dubbing.
- Jodie Foster

It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone,
and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience.
That's always been a tug of war for me.
- Jodie Foster

I hear entire symphonies, oratorios,
in my head,
but I can't write a note.
- Alan Dean Foster

Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural,
but it's not acceptable.
- Jodie Foster

To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader,
somehow.
Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print,
saying this.
- David Foster Wallace

The other half is to dramatize the fact that we still "are" human beings,
now.
Or can be.
- David Foster Wallace

Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect
its citizens against violence.
- John Foster Dulles

I don't know why people think child actresses in particular are screwed up.
I see kids everywhere who are totally bored.
I've never been bored a day in my life.
- Jodie Foster


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