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If I'm on holiday, I'm active on the beach, I play tennis, I run, I swim a lot. It's just about making the workouts fun, I think, and then it doesn't really feel that bad. Candice Swanepoel

Ultimately this issue is on us. We're the ones who make the decisions about what our kids eat. Michelle Obama

People learn to lead because they care about something. Charlotte Bunch

As for the long-term future: I am prepared to see in this a vision, not a mystical way but in a realistic way, of a population exchange on a much more important scale and including larger territories. Moshe Sharett

Of all the biennials, triennials, quadrennials, internationals, and massive group shows, Documenta, established in 1955 and held once every five years in Kassel, Germany, is seen as the most serious. A statement show. Jerry Saltz

To be honest, I never really had watched much sci-fi. Jacqueline McKenzie

I don't like to hold back, because that's how you hurt yourself. Chester Bennington

With God's help and guidance, we shall soon see the end of this most unpleasant chapter in our history. John Agyekum Kufuor

Education, particularly higher education, will take Africa into the mainstream of globalization. John Agyekum Kufuor

Oh, I just tend to believe in things when I'm writing them. For instance, when I was writing 'Doctor Dee,' I believed in magic. And when I wrote 'Hawksmoor' I believed in psychic geography. But as soon as I type the last full stop, I'm back to being a complete blank again. Peter Ackroyd

Life is a matter of really tough choices. Joe Biden

His head was boiled, impaled upon a pole and raised above London Bridge. So ended the life of Thomas More, one of the few Londoners upon whom sainthood has been conferred and the first English layman to be beatified as a martyr. Peter Ackroyd

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion. Kofi Annan

Creative people are more prone to depression. Adam Ant

Real life is crazier than fiction. Lauren Bowles

It's the uncertainty, the challenge and the willingness to put it all on the line that draws a lot of people to climb mountains. That can also apply to a lot of other challenges in life, whether it's running for office, starting a family, going to grad school or taking all of your cash and assets and starting a business. Mark Udall

I love thinking about American history, thinking about LA history. I love brooding on crime. James Ellroy

I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom. Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name. Sylvia Browne

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.