I don't mind playing someone's girlfriend or wife if I have something to say, if I bring something to the picture, if I can be strong and powerful and say smart things. If not, then it's just boring.
If I couldn't get to where I wanted to by being my organic self — which is a smart, funny, unapologetically black woman — then I felt like it's not worth doing it if I can't do it the most organic way possible. Which is why I left the music business.
My own experience with being interviewed is mixed. I suppose they're a part of my job, and as I would like readers to connect with my books, I do them. I've also made many lifelong friends whom I first encountered as interviewers — as a writer, they're a terrific way to meet and add smart new people to one's life.
Pigeons are gentle and smart and have complex social relationships. Their hearing and vision are both excellent.
I love working with smart people and being challenged. I also like working on stuff that's relevant. That's my adrenaline shot.
A smart girl leaves before she is left.
Boulder is a very smart community.
'Smart, Funny and Black' is about celebrating, critiquing and learning about black culture, black history, and the black experience.
I know that Donald Trump is a smart man.
I'm always thirsty when I wake up, so I guzzle a bottle of Smart water before I scramble tofu with onions, peppers and spinach and top it with salsa. I've been a vegetarian for years, but I recently became vegan.
Smart — quotes and aphorisms
A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.
By the way, intelligence to me isn't just being book-smart or having a college degree; it's trusting your gut instincts, being intuitive, thinking outside the box, and sometimes just realizing that things need to change and being smart enough to change it.
A guy wants a classy girl who is smart and has goals — someone that he wouldn't be afraid to bring home to his parents.
If you maintain a healthy diet, or at least are smart about your food choices, you'll still see the pounds come off.
It's — the working class of San Francisco and the Bay Area is being pushed out of its old neighborhoods because of the skyrocketing cost of housing, and there's no real working class left because these are jobs for engineers and managers and designers — very smart people.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
People say sometimes that I'm distracted. I'm not distracted. I'm being smart. I'm capitalizing while the iron is hot. That's why I'm trying to do movies. I do the podcast. I do a radio show. I work on FOX. I have a gym; I have a lot of things going on. That's because when I'm done, I want to be set up.
In the developed world, we are surrounded by electronics — from the computers on our desks to the smart phones in our pockets to the thermostats in our homes to our data in the virtual cloud.
I think it's cool to be smart, and I think it's sexy to be smart.
Of course I am tough, but I am smart, too. I'm more smart than tough. People watching my record and say that this guy is tough. This is not about tough; this is about mind. You think when you fight. This is about everything.