One of my biggest achilles heels has been my ego. And if I, Kanye West, can remove my ego, I think there’s hope for everyone.
The biggest risk I've ever taken is going on American Idol and trying to be myself. I wasn't going to try too hard to conform and I knew that it could possibly not work out.
People don't understand that when I grew up I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic and that's been what has gotten me this far.
The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
My biggest blast-off hit was 'You Raise Me Up.' If you ever have a wedding or a funeral it's a good pick.
The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.
In the re-creation of combat situations and this is coming from a director who's never been in one being mindful of what these veterans have actually gone through you find that the biggest concern is that you don't look at war as a geopolitical endeavor.
Trust is a big word for me. Loyalty and trust for me are everything. It's the core of what I'm about and what the people around me hopefully are about. It's a certain thing that gives you a sense of security. It's the biggest factor in everything I do.
My biggest challenge is trust and really believing that trust in letting things just happen personally and professionally and trust with myself. But I'm getting better at it.
The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them.
The biggest kick I get is to communicate with those who are exiled from the game - in hospitals homes prisons - those who have seldom seen a game who can't travel to a game those who are blind.
When you play it too safe you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given.
Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children - if you are worried about your teen and drugs talk to them.
It's so exciting to be doing radio on the cutting edge of technology. Being in on something new is the biggest thrill in the world.
The great paradox of the 21st century is that in this age of powerful technology the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.
One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices.
Without any doubt at all teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just incidentally of education but I would argue probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century.