Being so closely related to the South, barbecue was part of segregation and helped defeat it.
By: Bobby Seale
I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people. Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
By: Chris Evert
Going to AA helped me to see that there were other people who had problems that had found a way to talk about them and find relief and humor through that.
By: Carrie Fisher
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I dont want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
By: Audrey Hepburn
None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots.
By: Thurgood Marshall
My father always taught me that when you help other people, then God will give you double. And thats what has really happened to me. When I have helped other people who are in need, God has helped me more.
By: Cristiano Ronaldo
I think the American Western laid down a kind of subject matter thats about following your instinct or following your gut and having a sort of removed quality from your humanity. And I think Clint Eastwood helped to establish that.
By: Anson Mount
Figure skating has been a great influence for me. I took dance at the School of American Ballet, which helped my own skating. And whether you are a skater or a dancer, without sounding narcissistic, it is all about looking in the mirror.
By: Vera Wang
My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because hes so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone.
By: Adriana Lima
Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
Venus told me the other day that champions dont get nervous in tight situations. That really helped me a lot. I decided I shouldnt get nervous and just do the best I can.
By: Serena Williams
I dont know whether schooling would have helped me get farther along in music at this time. I doubt it would have.
By: Randy Travis
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