Actually Quotes

  • I'm not much for formality.
  • What I should have been, you see, is a neurologist.
  • How does allowing China to constantly rig trade in its favor advance the core conservative goal of making markets more efficient?
  • I'm aware that not everybody gets that feeling of ease walking through the world that I have.
  • Growing up, I looked to people who had the same issues as me and were still living great lives.
  • Pop concerts create an audience for Pops concerts, not an audience for classical symphonic concerts.
  • People must be realistic when evaluating their business.
  • How large and varied is the educational bill of fare set before every young gentleman in Great Britain; and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases, what a waste of good food it is!
  • I'm aware that people enjoy creating categories that make it easier to digest pop culture or the media or entertainment or whatever. But I really have too much to do to fit into any easy category.
  • Things that we need to learn are the importance of establishing brand, establishing market presence. Technology-wise, it's things like ease of use, user interfaces; all of these things that tend to be less important in our other business segments are important things for us in the consumer market.
  • We are currently working on new policies to protect and create American jobs, particularly by improving education. We need more information in order to find the best solutions to this increasing concern for American families.
  • It is painful to relive things that have caused emotional crises or whatever and find ways to express that musically.
  • Openly speaking, the only formula that will save Greece's future is more trade with Turkey and more investment with Turkey.
  • I really love pets. They're like children. They know if you really love them or not. You can't fool them.
  • I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the abstract.
  • It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.
  • I went out to some advertising agencies and asked if I could do anything.
  • To date, every American citizen has nearly $27,000 in public debt riding on our backs.
  • I went on inactive duty in August 1945, and since I had stayed in such good shape and had played ball on military teams, I was ready to start for the Indians just two days later, against the Tigers.
  • I'm not crazy about oysters and offal and brains and stuff like that. It's vegetables that I really like. I worked in the River Cafe restaurant when it first opened, and I used to eat the leftover vegetables on the plates. They were so delicious.
  • How is the government going to run without people like us? We make 35 percent of the bread in this country, and that much of the margarine, and cooking oil, and all the other things.
  • We're dealing with an enemy now, ISIS, that has a very sophisticated social media program.
  • That's one of the things I like best about folk music is the beautiful melodies - and the harmonies - that exist in it. And of course, some of the stories, the story songs.
  • No, I don't think my presence will cause an increase in black attendance at Cleveland.
  • It doesn't matter if they're famous or not - I just want to meet other creative people who can maybe bring something different to the studio than what I have. I think that's the most important thing for me.
  • In my estimation, there are four kinds of people that live on this earth: average, good, great, and phenomenal. Phenomenal is like Mother Theresa. She's dead, but we still talk about her on a regular basis. That's phenomenal.
  • If a close ally of Iran like Syria went to Iran and said, 'This peace is in our interest,' what do you think would they do? I can tell you they have never opposed any of our peace moves since 1991.
  • All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
  • How precious a book is in light of the offering, in the light of the one who has the privilege of this offering. The library tells you of this offering.
  • How one stands up to any sort of allegation in the heat of political battle reveals the strength and nature of your character. It's one of the reasons we have campaigns.
  • I'm aware that success can overwhelm you. The perception of you can be elevated to such a status that it's not you any more.
  • Actually, I can't imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me.
  • I believe in the power of ideas, I believe in the power of books, but you have to give them time.
  • When I can afford it, I'm very into organic food and I love going to restaurants that use organic produce and such. I think that it's a shame for everyone that, unfortunately, organic can be pretty expensive, so you just do what you can.
  • One of the greatest things about writing as a profession is that the words of Tolstoy, Chesterton and Dostoyevsky have lived for a hundred years and are just as powerful today. Their words have changed me just as much as the people I actually met.
  • My mother had a fear of doctors - other than her daughter marrying one.
  • I'd love there to be more larger models, but it's just not going to happen. Designers love to design for slim girls.
  • I had to learn how to drive because I didn't drive in Toronto.
  • How shall I speak of Doom, and ours in special, But as of something altogether common?
  • What, like I want to look like Dick Clark? No. I think I look great with liver spots.
  • I would love to be doing more voice-over work. It's such a fun and free playground to take risks, play around, and get sort of ridiculous.
  • I'm passionate about learning. I'm passionate about life.
  • I find words really hard.
  • I find that when we really love and accept and approve of ourselves exactly as we are, then everything in life works.
  • I never wanted to be no rapper.
  • I think the best thing about my short-lived political career was that I saw the interiors of Bihar and UP. That is the real India, and, being an Indian, it was really sad to see our own people living in such dismal conditions. It was a real eye-opener.
  • How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.
  • Is my ability what it was at, say, 25 or 30 years old? Probably not, but I like to compete. I like to go out and play the game hard.