Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.
I've been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It's very important to give back as a youth. It's as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant.
If you're not someone who has a natural and effortless love for yourself, it's hard to let go of your desire to please other people, and that's really not an ingredient for a happy life.
When I was growing up, I used to watch 'Power Rangers' and 'Ninja Turtles'. It seemed like every movie had someone doing martial arts in it, so I would go around punching and kicking trees.
To be very honest, I cannot drape a saree myself. I have never draped one on my own, ever. But it has been done on me so many times, that now I have memorised all the steps, and if someone challenges me, I will surely be able to do it.
You work hard, you sacrifice for everything you do, and in one second, someone can tarnish your name — someone can bad-mouth you, and someone can say things. People let all of the good things gets washed away because someone spoke ill of them.
I've known my best friend since I was a baby, and I don't know what I would do without her. She is always straight with me and can make me laugh hysterically. Everyone should have someone like that in their life.
A true athlete is someone who doesn't just stop training when they stop competing. It's a way of life, and they keep in shape just to keep up that standard.
As you get older, you realize you're only the protagonist in your own story and a blip in someone else's life.
There's a big difference between falling in love with someone and falling in love with someone and getting married. Usually, after you get married, you fall in love with the person even more.
Someone – quotes and aphorisms
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.
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.
To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going.
I don't care what a man is as long as he treats me right. He can be a gambler, a hustler, someone everybody else thinks is obnoxious, I don't care so long as he's straight with me and our dealings are fair.
The biggest compliment I get is when someone tells me, 'You're so real'. Even if my journey isn't exactly like theirs.
Growing up in America, I experienced two puberties. The first opened me up to the possibilities of adulthood. The second reinforced that for someone like me — an immigrant, a minority, an Asian-American — there were limits.
I'm not confrontational, but if someone challenges, I'm not going to back down.
That's what my music does for me. It makes people happy. When I play, I thank the Lord I've never seen someone walk away from a Dick Dale dance not having a good time. That's what it's all about.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
My parents instilled a really good work ethic from when I was little — if you want to have money to spend on holidays, you earn it. So I've always been someone who wanted to be able to survive by myself, but I think you have to let down the barriers a little bit — let other people in.