I've never tried to manipulate my image.
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You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.
I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.
Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe. You can't take a taxi.
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The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher.