Top 84 Quotes & Sayings by Angolan Authors

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I am truly blessed to have been a part of the MTV family for so long.
Corruption happens because there is impunity. That's the reason why corruption is widespread at all levels - from the person who asks for a bribe on the street to those who hold prominent positions.
Nobody knows what really a beautiful person is, so don't worry. If you have pimples today, it's nothing. If you have a bad hair day, it's nothing. Feel beautiful. Feel sexy, and it will shine. It will show outside.
I think there's lots of people with family connections but who are actually nowhere. If you're hard-working and determined, you will make it, and that's the bottom line. I don't believe in an easy way through.
One of the best things to me about 'Skate' is that if you play this game from beginning to end, you just got a complete education on what skateboarding is. — © Rob Dyrdek
One of the best things to me about 'Skate' is that if you play this game from beginning to end, you just got a complete education on what skateboarding is.
Being Miss Universe is much more than having a sash and a crown. It is about taking pride in my commitment to serving as an ambassador to my country - and to women everywhere.
I don't think I've ever had a vacation, to be quite honest with you.
My childhood best friend moved to Kenya when we were still young, and since I missed her so much, I always hoped to visit Kenya.
We are going to make every effort to have a transparent administration.
No one is above the law.
As I've evolved, I'm capable of doing a lot of things at once, but really, as an entrepreneur and business person, it's more about adding the right structure to be able to handle scaling all those things as opposed to being at the forefront of doing a lot of them.
I'm just a normal girl who dreams, who fights for what I believe.
The mainstream thinks that every skateboarder aspires to be in the X Games.
I try to seize every opportunity I can.
What's skateable is limitless by design. — © Rob Dyrdek
What's skateable is limitless by design.
Business is my passion.
I spend 2 hours a week in an infrared sauna.
I would like to pass into history as the man of the economic miracle of Angola... That's my mission.
We expect to adopt tax incentives for businesses that invest in the country.
Skateboarding for me is a whole lot different for me than before the TV fame, if you will, because going out in the street is a little bit different.
I've had business sense since I was very young. I sold chicken eggs when I was six.
The law is for everyone.
Nothing is above the Constitution.
The reality of professional skateboarding contests is that they're not relevant in our world.
MTV has a been a great partner over the years. I'm truly grateful for the platform they've provided for me to create and refine compelling, entertaining media at the highest level.
The evolution of the plaza always came from the idea of just a really good place to ride a skateboard that you could ride at anytime, and that's what the foundation always stands for - being a place that's free, open and legal... for those that are technical, to do really hard stuff, and for those who are learning, to just have fun.
With 'Fantasy Factory,' I want to take skating beyond the Tony Hawk generation and represent the street-skating generation.
You knew LeBron James was going to be LeBron James when he was a sophomore.
It is a big challenge, but I believe that, although difficult, it is not impossible to replace President dos Santos.
I only drink coffee grown in high altitude rain forests.
I was raised by some very grounded, hardworking, Middle America parents.
Thank God I'm very satisfied with the way God created me, and I wouldn't change a thing.
As Miss Angola, I've already done a lot to help my people.
Justin Bieber, I love to death. He's such a cool, ridiculous, much crazier kid in real life - more than he's really allowed to be, because he's a Unicorn and very rare.
DC and Monster have always supported my vision for street skateboarding, from building skate plazas throughout the world to now creating the first-ever professional skateboarding league.
In Ohio, I built the world's first skate plaza.
The United States is a very important country to us in the international context. But on other hand, Angola is also important to the United States because of its location in the Gulf of Guinea and because Angola has many more natural resources to export.
California just does not remotely embrace the fact that it's where skateboarding itself was birthed and where 90% of the industry is.
I want to show the world that there is more to Africa than poverty, hunger, and disease.
Skateboarding has given me everything I have and created who I am. — © Rob Dyrdek
Skateboarding has given me everything I have and created who I am.
The serious professional skateboarder doesn't have a job. They get paid enough not to.
Sometimes I'll be somewhere, and the cops will show up to kick me out and end up just asking for a photo.
The way skateboarding contests were in the past was like going to a basketball game and being told at the end of the game what the score was and who won. Think about how unengaging that would be if you didn't know who was ahead or if it was a close game.
I never give up, even when people tell me that I can't do something. But if I believe I can, I really fight for it.
No one is so rich and powerful that they cannot be punished, and no one is so poor that they cannot be protected.
Half of my success is my fearlessness and recklessness - of just seeing the end and not stopping until you get there.
No matter what I do, how much money I make, where I live, or what kind of car I drive, the stuff I skateboard on is the same stuff that every other kid in L.A., every kid in the country, everybody in the world is skateboarding on.
'Rob & Big' was a buddy comedy show.
We are going to combat corruption, and we are going to underscore the fact that we want the private investors to be a major part of our future economy.
As a professional skateboarder, I can't look at anyone getting hurt - it freaks me out. — © Rob Dyrdek
As a professional skateboarder, I can't look at anyone getting hurt - it freaks me out.
My entire life is a single body of work.
Any racist needs to seek help. It's not normal in the 21st century to think in that way.
I operate best on big vision and creative detail.
At most contests now, skaters are judged against themselves.
If you do something that's going to get somebody a job, then they'll be able to pay for their kid's school, and then their kid is going to be a doctor, and then that doctor is going to probably help who knows how many other people, so it's very motivating. Much more fun than going to the beach.
Without a doubt, Dana White is my biggest influence.
I consider myself a woman endowed with inner beauty.
I work all the time. Seven days a week.
Once you get a trick on film, it's there forever.
One must not confuse the fight against corruption with the persecution of the rich or wealthy families.
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