Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Cuban authors
"If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances"
"I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school"
"We may train or peek for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport"
"An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding"
"Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn't see any other reason to say otherwise"
"I thought that I was going to have to pay them to do what I wanted to do, that was how much fun I was having. You're 20 years old and you're hanging out with rock stars and going to fabulous parties, and then you talk about it!"
"I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes"
"You have got to pay attention, you have got to study and you have to do your homework. You have to score higher than everybody else. Otherwise, there is always somebody there waiting to take your place"
"Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents"
"I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character"
"I just smoked a Cohiba the other day. It was great. You have to appreciate everything that cigar is"
"When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it"
"To do a really good interview, you have to be truly interested in the person"
"You are not alone with a guy until you are a proper age. You don't go to certain levels with men until you are married or you have a certain relationship"
"It is nasty. You can think that you know someone in this business and you really don't. You can be stabbed in the back very easily. You can be praised very easily. It doesn't matter who you are or what you do"
"We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said that my wife and I were working on having a baby and sure enough we found out that she was pregnant. So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn't going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son"
"There was a bit of a readjustment period because I didn't know what it was going to be like. I didn't know what was happening, how it was going to be, how it was all going to feel. As time went on it was great. Everything felt good so we decided to go with it"
"You're at the hotel and after that you go to the venue and sit there and wait"
"I like a lot of the stuff that they did without me, the time I wasn't around"
"At the moment I have my family coming out with me on the road. We have our own vehicle and it's more like a family vacation. I just stop, do some gigs, and take off. It's a lot more fun now with the family"
"You will in the future hear me on a pop album, but that's just the experimental side of me"
"There's a lot of down time on the road. That part of it I really don't enjoy. There's nothing to do"
"Right now we're in the process of writing new material for a new record"
"One of the great bands we opened up for was Priest back in '89. That was really great because at that time we had never met them, never toured with them before. They were a big influence on Slayer, so to open up for them was really cool"
"I just to put out the best records I can and perform the best I can"
"When I look back, it was a strange period in my life, looking at my childhood and then my teenage years and forming Slayer when I was still 17, not out of high school"
"Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played"
"I'm really not into the educational aspect of performing. It's not in me"
"I'm doing a lot of touring and things have been really busy for me"
"Well, you know, I left Cuba as a kid when I was 6 years old back in 1971"
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