Actor Quotes

  • I'm too tasteful for my pants.
  • Not since the Depression has the state been this dry, have our rivers been this low, our water table this low, and our reservoirs this low.
  • If I had a chance for another life, I would certainly choose a better complexion.
  • I never did stand-up. If I've been funny ever, it was with other actors.
  • A story shared back and forth is just about the most perfect symbiotic gift. It's a bit like love. No, it's a lot like love.
  • Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow's udder.
  • Hollywood is the kind of place that takes what you do well in one thing and manufactures it so the joy can be taken out of it.
  • I don't watch television. I know better than that.
  • My favorite part is, once a song is out there to the public, having someone come up and tell their own story about why one of your songs resonated with them. It's an incredible feeling.
  • As a youngster, I had friends who became lawyers and doctors, and I was as idealistic as anybody. When I was in the Army, I read a book by Adlai Stevenson. He said law was as noble as saving a person's life. So at one point, I felt that way, too. But after a while, I said, 'Let me just finish the degree. I'm getting the G.I. Bill.'
  • I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count.
  • When I have worries, fears or a love affair, I have the luck of being able to transform it into a poem.
  • I liked to explore different arts. But when I started acting, I knew this was the medium I want to be in for the rest of my life. Stories onscreen affect me the most.
  • I was by far the youngest of the family, and at times it was like being an only child.
  • I definitely think we get a lot of respect for what we do, but I definitely think that some people don't like us, which is fine.
  • I actually only started listening to house music around the time I started making it. I got hooked both to making music and to house music.
  • You're an actor - people judge you and criticize you, and praise you and say you're great in equal measure.
  • I'm happy with the way everyone presents themselves onstage.
  • There are times when we have to add resources to Apple, grow talent to do something that we weren't able to do before.
  • Nepal is a beautiful country with a lot of holy places. I also like the country because it's close to the Himalayas. According to Hindu mythology, that's the abode of Lord Shiva.
  • The thing I do, really, is a communication with audiences more than any achievement through records.
  • As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit Southern California to observe the future.
  • I think Yahoo has been doing so many things well for so long and, frankly, got a little trapped in, I think, 'Oh, what is Yahoo?'
  • Even of if a certain backlash is unavoidable, we must make the most of the momentous chance with which history has presented us so swiftly and so unexpectedly.
  • In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the theory that they are mutually related, so that like composition governs like properties, and conversely.
  • Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do.
  • Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science.
  • Life is full of risks anyway; why not take them?
  • I work with a lot of young people who have poems that are changing their lives, that they're eager to talk about, but every now and then when I meet someone, maybe someone of my parents' generation, and I tell them that I write poetry, they'll begin to recite something that they memorized when they were in school that has never left them.
  • As a young black boy, it made me proud to see black leaders that did something amazing and made the world change.
  • I don't think 'Cocktail' was a perfect critical success, but it touched a vein in our culture.
  • I have grown up watching Bollywood movies, and I would love to act in them.
  • As a writer, the best mindset is to be unafraid.
  • I became very attentive to customers because I was desperate not to have people leave and never come back.
  • We all have points in our lives where two roads present themselves and we have to make a decision very fast. We don't know how it will impact our lives, but it usually does.
  • Downtown Toronto is a very good place to talk about the neutrality of modernist architecture. I'm sure this kind of box-building was interesting in the Twenties, Thirties and Forties, but I think it's absolutely ridiculous to build like this in 2013.
  • People start to act very unusually when they find out that they're dying, that they don't have that many years left.
  • My husband is a huge source of support and love.
  • The soul, in its power, is present in some way in the entire universe, because it apprehends substances which are not included in the body in which it lives, although they are related to it.
  • I definitely had a weird thing of being attracted to older men. Never my family friends, never my dad's friends.
  • I was working as a software engineer in Infosys. I quit because I lost interest in it. I had a group of friends who wanted to make it big in films, and that's when the audition for 'Malarvady Arts Club' happened. I got selected, and it opened the doors to my dream world.
  • Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization.
  • I've learned over the years to appreciate God's timing, and you can't rush things; it's gonna happen exactly when it's supposed to.
  • You're an actor first and foremost. No one is going to hire you because you tweet a lot.
  • Among all the marvels of modern invention, that with which I am most concerned is, of course, air transportation. Flying is perhaps the most dramatic of recent scientific attainment. In the brief span of thirty-odd years, the world has seen an inventor's dream first materialized by the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk become an everyday actuality.
  • I've lived the American Dream and had a great life. Immigration and religion and racial tolerance are the foundation of this country.
  • People are feeling and sensing a return of anti-Semitism - even in Europe, which, seventy years after the Holocaust, is a very scary thing. I think they are feeling that Israel is very isolated and doesn't always get what they see as fair treatment in the European media.
  • Good words cool more than cold water.