In 1934 the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children. We were on the SS Washington bound for New York Christmas 1934.
Companies like I.B.M. have offered women scholarships to study engineering for years and women engineers routinely get higher starting salaries than men.
Many women long for what eludes them and like not what is offered them.
Where does it stop? You get offered money for your wedding then for your kids new houses holidays... We earn enough from football and sponsorships why do you need any more?
I get offered a World War II movie at least once a week just because I speak German and was born there. I have always stayed away from it because I didn't want to be put into that box.
For globalization to work for America it must work for working people. We should measure the success of our economy by the breadth of our middle class and the scope of opportunity offered to the poorest child to climb into that middle class.
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
You know I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.
In all the antique religions mythology takes the place of dogma that is the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
Christians were instructed to serve others and the thanksgiving was for the grace of God and the fact that God offered a way for man to return to a positive relationship with Him.
I always had a long-term view of going into politics so I suppose I was always careful. I mean I got offered all these rinky dink tax deals but I always paid my taxes. I am naturally quite conservative.
It is by such means as the prize offered by your Committee that the attention of the world will be focused and that men and women will be inspired to greater efforts in the interest of peace.
I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a gift as to the spirit in which it is offered.
That's the way this business works: if your movies do well at the box office you will be offered more movies. It doesn't matter if you're a nice guy or you're a prick. If your movies do well there's a job waiting for you in Hollywood. It's not any more complicated than that.
Once you make a movie like 'Superbad ' when it's popular and you're the lead you get offered all kinds of things and there's a temptation to make bad movies either for the money or to maintain your relevance in pop culture.
The movies and the parts I'm being offered are becoming better and better.
I haven't deliberately set out to play the blonde bombshell in my movies. In fact it's probably been quite the opposite. After the success of The Mask I wasn't offered all that many blonde bombshell parts to be honest. I think people believed from the beginning that I could actually walk and talk at the same time.
I've been offered lots of movies. There's always some actor who's doing a project and would like to have me do it. But you look at the project and think 'Gee there are a lot of good directors who could do that.' I'd like to do something only I can do.
Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.
When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security but the shackle was the price I'd pay.
The press is just not your friend when it comes to a marriage. That's why we didn't sell the pictures of our wedding and we got offered millions of dollars for them millions.
Under the leadership of this President the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.