A lot of people don't enjoy their job, they may even hate it, but I am lucky enough to be able to make a living through my passion.
Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.
People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
Some people never contribute anything positive to society, they may even drain our resources, but most of us try to do something better, to give back.
You don't have to show people how successful you are.
I am just a normal professional with a great job and a great life.
I enjoy the quiet life.
I live a very low-key life.
When I retire or pass away, I will be able to look back and say that this has been an exciting life. That's all that matters.
I think a lot of times it's not money that's the primary motivation factor; it's the passion for your job and the professional and personal satisfaction that you get out of doing what you do that motivates you.
Well, you know, if you get into the profession because you think you can make a lot of money, you can never become successful.
I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part of the entertainment business. I'm a cooking teacher.
Just like if you were brought up on a farm, you would most likely carry on your father's business as a farmer; I was brought up in the kitchen and ended up becoming a chef.
I also have a lot of preserved foods, things that will keep for a long time like dried fish, seaweed or lotus seed.
Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent.