Only the most unapologetic biblical fundamentalists for instance take every biblical injunction literally. If we all took all scripture at the same level of authority then we would be more open to slavery to the subjugation of women to wider use of stoning. Jesus himself spoke out frequently against divorce in the strongest of terms.
I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
I did go to Wellesley a women's college. And I am of a kind of strange generation which is transitional in terms of women who wanted to go out and get jobs.
Women who love women are Lesbians. Men because they can only think of women in sexual terms define Lesbian as sex between women.
Normally street children are shown in terms of the tragedy of their lives - which is true - but there's also another dimension: their wisdom dignity and enormous capacity for survival.
You know many people have said that I'm on the edge and I'm maverick for some of the big operations that I've done. I'm not at all. I pray I ask God to give me wisdom 'Should I do it?' guidance in terms of how to do it who to consult with. All those kind of things are incredibly important.
Every night I go over what I did in the day in ethical or moral terms. Have I treated people properly? Did I tell the truth?
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life which make it pungent intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict in the zone where black and white clash.
Trust me the only real way to understand 'Chic' is in highfalutin terms. Our chord progressions were based on European modal melodies. I made those early 'Chic' records to impress my jazz friends.
In spite of the haze of speculation it is still something of a shock to find myself here coming to terms with an enormous trust placed in my hands and with the inevitable sense of inadequacy that goes with that.
I mean the first 'Back to the Future' is kind of a perfect script I think in terms of handling time travel the best. It depends on your definition. To me that means it effectively uses it in the story.
A major league pitching coach is a really difficult job. It takes a big commitment in terms of time travel and workload.
The first year or so on The Daily Show is pretty intense in terms of travel. You're going to the worst places in the country talking to the craziest people in the world.
Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in.
My job is to be a spokesman - the spokesman I suppose - for the President for the White House to do the daily briefings to manage the press corps in terms of travel day-to-day needs access interviews all those issues.
The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills marketing skills cooking skills personality and more importantly delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.
We may have to force people to get together in terms of picking a particular type of technology and starting to build to that technology as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system you know at will.
Well first of all we now have everybody with the exception of India Pakistan and Israel and I don't think these three countries are going to join by simply providing them an incentive in terms of technology.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them the teacher is the most important.
Being best is a false goal you have to measure success on your own terms.
In inner-city low-income communities of color there's such a high correlation in terms of educational quality and success.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
I think of novels in architectural terms. You have to enter at the gate and this gate must be constructed in such a way that the reader has immediate confidence in the strength of the building.
Terms like that 'Humane Society ' are devised with people like me in mind who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.