The first thoughts in my head were, 'Are we ready to see the very worst life can throw at us?'
TV didn't show how cruel this was to them, ... It showed rescues, but not people with no homes, no families because they were gone. It was exhausting in every meaning of the word. You had to push to the limit and push past it. You can't think of yourself.
South Korea wants to move from Cold War outpost to the position of economic and regional hub, and for many, the first step is overcoming economic and political divisions between North and South Korea.
This is a very pragmatic approach which was completely absent for the last four years.
Asians are tired of waiting for Washington to start an Asian process. That's what this summit shows. In 1990 our [US] mental map of Europe changed drastically [when the Berlin Wall fell]. But that has not happened since 1945 in the Pacific.
For decades [Americans] haven't had to worry about other parties in Asia shaping the environment in ways that might be unfavorable to us. But now we are called upon to state what values the US feels are nonnegotiable in the East Asian community, and we haven't.
We still see plenty of upside. That region is still showing the most value.
We still see more value in the Asia-Pacific region than in the U.S. market, where people are still panicking over inflation. On a 15- to 20-year basis for a country like Japan, which has had years of market turmoil, there is certainly still room to run.
These films are a nice enhancement to what we usually do, which is to screen movies that would otherwise go unseen in the Lehigh Valley.
Name some European companies and chances are average U.S. citizens have heard of a lot of them, which provides an immediate comfort level based on name recognition.
That's what everyone thinks--they think being a cop is about punishing people for doing wrong. But that's not true. You know it isn't. It's about believing in people, believing in the good. In the will of people to do what's right despite their own instincts.
I always, always got to be the last man standing.
Does it matter how long they were together that night? To lovers, an hour can last a century. But even for lovers, every hour ends.