Accepted Quotes

  • Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
  • If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.
  • The goal of jiu-jitsu in self-defense isn't to take someone down to the ground - the goal in jiu-jitsu for self-defense is actually to be able to defend yourself on the ground, get up, and get away from an attacker. That's what the goal is.
  • If everyone really knew what a jerk I am in real life, I wouldn't be so adored in the slightest.
  • Nationalism and anti-nationalism is a matter of perception. You cannot mandate who is a nationalist and what is not.
  • No matter the natural disaster I've covered, whether it's a wildfire or flood, I always come back with a much greater perspective.
  • I really don't think there should be a movie about me. That's for sure!
  • Connecting with your fans in that way is just the coolest thing, because I am very fortunate that my fans let me be very open on my social media - never really judge me for that or anything.
  • In general, any incoming administration must carefully examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office.
  • If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled.
  • Don't let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want.
  • 'High Stakes' was a very bad movie that I was cast in as a lead.
  • One episode of 'Game of Thrones' is equivalent to my film 'Centurion' in budget and scope. 'Centurion' has a longer running time, but that's kind of the only difference, and I think people now, if they want drama, they watch TV.
  • Many of us like to think of financial economics as a science, but complex events like the financial crisis suggest that this conceit may be more wishful thinking than reality.
  • All over the world copyright holders are trying to limit consumers' rights. We cannot have that.
  • The real challenge lies in maintaining dignity while being funny. I am in awe of Krushna Abhishek's energy and Bharti Singh's wit. They are infectious and selfless.
  • Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
  • My routine is to ride that snooze button as far as it will take me, take a quick shower, get dressed in the dark and bolt out the door.
  • I assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that we shall discover ourselves in peace more than we have with war and confrontation, as I am sure that the Israelis, in turn shall find themselves in peace more than they have found it in war.
  • Real change isn't found in some new way to think about yourself, but in freedom from the need to think about yourself at all.
  • Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison.
  • I'm sitting at home every time there's a Grammy. It's like, 'What is Sharon doing tonight?' I'm sitting home watching it. But it's OK. But if you go to Europe, there are a lot of young, independent labels that's doing soul music. You might call them retro because they're young and they're trying to imitate somebody. But I ain't retro.
  • Conceptually, I've always gravitated towards arrangements that weren't just presenting one idea. I like to look at my songs as having a main part, an interlude, and almost like another song at the end.
  • The miniskirt enables young ladies to run faster, and because of it, they may have to.
  • There are people much less fortunate than us, and I don't mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either.
  • The Pork Marketing Board worked with advertising and marketing firms to position the pig as a sort of four-legged chicken - a healthy part of any low-fat lifestyle. The Other White Meat campaign launched in 1987 and was so successful at selling lean pork cuts, it actually hurt the rest of the pig.
  • When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
  • We love even when our love is not requited.
  • There is a Jewish tradition of family, too, but then not all Italian or Jewish families are close.
  • And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it's third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it's much more polite.
  • We sunk everything into it. It came close to going under several times.
  • Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That's the classic great entrepreneur.
  • The whole competition thing disturbs me. Not that I wasn't a part of it when I first started.
  • Watching Jaws just scared the living daylights out of me when I was young. I know a lot of people my age who are still petrified of sharks because of that film.
  • You've accepted a lot of things without evidence. Find out what the evidence is for that. Find out what the evidence is for everything that you accept.
  • I've been a paperboy, a short-order cook, a warehouse clerk, and, eventually, a partner at IBM.
  • Well, I had a fiddle that I really can't play, so I loaned it to Darrell. But yeah, he's from another planet.
  • The word of God is full of sad and grave counsel, full of the knowledge of God, of examples of virtues, and of correction of vices, of the end of this life, and of the life to come.
  • We are a complex species to observe.
  • I don't think I went a year or so without a record between 1959 and 1979, sometimes two.
  • My two great heroes are W. B. Yeats and Federico García Lorca.
  • Grass-roots work is not flashy, and rarely celebrated on the national media level, but that is where change begins.
  • Pilates makes you feel good because you're doing something that's good for your body, and you start seeing it. It elongates the muscles.
  • I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
  • Shakespeare, Dickens, Mark Twain, and so many others were my dearest friends and greatest teachers.
  • It is extremely important to know what you don't want to find.
  • People don't generally listen to scientists much.
  • If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow.