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Born: 1978-08-24
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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Any good writer is going to be well-received and is going to not be well-received; that's how you know you're a great writer.

Tags: Good, Great, Writer

Everyone in Hollywood is seeking fame and fortune; it's in the water here. Everyone from young women to old men - they all want it.

Tags: Men, Women, Young

For women especially, it's important to be financially independent.

Tags: Women

I am not, and have no interest in being, a musician of any kind.

Tags: Interest, Musician

I don't even listen to hip-hop anymore. All my friends are white and over 40.

Tags: Friends, Listen, White

I have me. I have God. I have my son. Everything else is extra.

Tags: Else, God, Son

I never heard 'I love you' as a child. I never felt pretty or cared for.

Tags: Child, Love, Pretty

I remember specifically my mother telling me growing up don't put my business in the street. I was like seven, and I am like, 'What does that mean.'

Tags: Business, Mean, Mother

I've never been a model, I was an actress for like a minute, but I've always been a writer. That's where I'm going to stay.

Tags: Model, Stay, Writer

Life is a lot easier when you realize that you're not in control of it all.

Tags: Control, Life, Realize

My grandfather started his autobiography before he died; he never finished it. I would like to finish his autobiography because I finished mine.

Tags: Died, Mine, Started

Something that always fascinated me was the psychology and the psychology differences between men and women and how we relate to one another.

Tags: Another, Men, Women

The entertainment industry is vast and is a reflection of the society we live in.

Tags: Industry, Reflection, Society

There are a lot of things that I have not shared that I will never share. I do have a personal private life.

Tags: Life, Personal, Share

When Goldie Hawn wrote her memoirs, no one said Goldie Hawn was snitching. When Jane Fonda wrote her memoirs, no one said Jane Fonda was snitching.

Tags: Her, Memoirs, Said

Your man wants to know that there's nothing you wouldn't do for him - if that's your committed relationship.

Tags: Committed, Him, Wants

A lot of times, women complain about men around them. It's not always someone else's fault. If you're the common denominator in 57 different relationships that didn't work out, then maybe, just maybe... it's you!

Tags: Men, Women, Work

'Confessions of a Video Vixen' is not a book about my encounters with celebrities, or anyone else for that matter. It is my life story, thus far, which just so happens to include some people you may have heard of.

Tags: Book, Life, May

Every man is different. You can't generalize with men; you have to find out what your man wants. You have to listen to him when he's telling you what he wants, because a lot of times they're telling you, but you're not listening.

Tags: Him, Men, Times

I've always had a man's mindset, and that's why I mostly have men friends, and that's why I've been around so many men. I've always been a tomboy. And any man that knows me will tell you I'm not a girly girl.

Tags: Friends, Girl, Men

I've been writing since I'm five years old. I've been writing books since high school - junior high, high school. I write every single day. I never thought I'd be published.

Tags: School, Single, Writing

In certain parts of the world - where I'm at right now in New York, you're going to pay a whole lot more. In Los Angeles, your average starter home is a million dollars. So I need more money in Los Angeles to live like a normal person. If I live in another city, Iowa maybe, I wouldn't need as much.

Tags: Another, Home, Money

We know what happens to little black boys that have no dads; we've heard that, we get it. But no one is really saying that young women who are born without fathers have real serious issues especially when their mother had no father and the mother has issues.

Tags: Father, Mother, Women

Carbon zero simply means that the emissions you are releasing either are zero or balance out to zero.

Tags: Balance, Either, Means

Copenhagen has done a remarkable job creating streets that are focused on bicycles and pedestrians.

Tags: Done, Focused, Job

In almost all city governments in America, the small group of people who don't want change are able to block change.

Tags: America, Change, Small
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At its very heart, Worldchanging is about using the best of people's new ideas, bringing them together and applying them to the massive problems that we all face.

Tags: Best, Heart, Together

Cities are responsible for the vast majority of the creation of the economy. They're also places into which we pour the vast majority of resources, the vast majority of energy and the places where a huge percentage of the decisions about how systems are built and how products designed, etc., happen.

Tags: Decisions, Energy, Happen

Deep walkability describes a city that is built in such a way that you can move from one area to another on foot, on bicycle, on transit and have an experience that remains a pleasant one, that you feel you are welcome not just in the neighborhood but moving between neighborhoods.

Tags: Deep, Experience, Moving

For most people, using the Internet broadens their sense of who 'we' is and actually ends up leaving us in a place of greater compassion and understanding. It leaves us more connected to a larger group of people and more at one with a lot more people in our community.

Tags: Compassion, Leaving, Place

I think there's a gigantic generation gap in terms of how people understand the Internet and how much they think technology is an important factor in social change.

Tags: Change, Technology, Understand

I think we're going to start to see a new model of civic advocacy where people get together once in a while to protest, but it's more about an ongoing, sustained engagement in issues, networks and communities about which people care.

Tags: Care, Start, Together

If mass media, social isolation in the suburbs, alienating workplaces and long car commutes create a bunker mentality, the Internet does the opposite.

Tags: Car, Create, Social

If we're talking about transportation, the best thing a city can do is densify as quickly as it can. That needs to be said every time this issue comes up, because it's the only universal strategy that works.

Tags: Best, Said, Time

One of the most unfortunate side effects of the urban activism of the '60s and '70s is the belief that development is wrong and that fighting it makes you an environmentalist.

Tags: Fighting, Makes, Wrong

The biggest thing growing cities need to do is minimize barriers to development so that as long as someone is doing good urbanism, they can get permitted quickly and get building quickly.

Tags: Good, Growing, Someone

The planet's biggest problems have to do with sustainability, environmental decline, global poverty, disease, conflict and so forth. Really, they're all interconnected - it's one big problem, which is that the way we're doing things can't go on.

Tags: Big, Problem, Problems

There's no law of physics that says we have to be an unsustainable society - in fact, quite the opposite. The planet's ready to work with us if we're ready to think differently, but we do have to make that jump and start to do things in new ways.

Tags: Law, Society, Work

When the Internet really first started to hit, people felt this would be the death blow: after suburbs and long commutes and television and the death of the family dinner, this would be the last straw that would totally break society.

Tags: Death, Family, Society