Actually Quotes

  • I drink red wine on ice to water it down.
  • I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal. I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins. He is superb in the film.
  • If there's something I really like or a chord progression, I write a note in my Blackberry, and maybe a year later, I'll revisit it and ask, 'What did I like about that?' I really don't try to think too much about it. I like to be fresh.
  • I hate when people call me a socialite because you have to have money to be a socialite, which I don't have.
  • I feel it is now my duty to speak to young women, to encourage them to have careers and, particularly, careers in science.
  • Actresses are so spoilt - we have someone who does our hair for us on set, so we don't know how to do it ourselves in real life. I know how to wash my hair and brush my teeth, but that's about it!
  • This earth indeed is the very Body of God, and it is from this body that we are born, live, suffer, and resurrect to eternal life. Either all is God's Great Project, or we may rightly wonder whether anything is God's Great Project. One wonders if we humans will be the last to accept this.
  • How do you design it so that people can form a space of their own, and feel quiet and contemplative?
  • One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
  • People are amazed to see that I wrote all the words and music myself to 'Stan Freberg Presents The United States Of America.'
  • Actors very often are people who think it's always about 'me,' and I can see why! No one else is going to support you or say, 'Gosh, I'm sorry about that,' or, 'Here, let me give you a job.' It doesn't happen that way. You can see why performers get very self-absorbed.
  • I wanted to go into prison and come out a better person - mentally, physically. So, I read a lot of books, got my GED while I was in there, and worked out every day. Strong body, strong mind.
  • How is it we could have a system where schools could remain lousy for 50 years and yet you do exactly the same thing this year that they did 50 years ago when it didn't work then, and no one feels any pressure to change?
  • How do you visualize something you've never seen and just imagined, through someone you love very much?
  • How have I lived so long? I never worried. In the '20s, there were millions of men out of work. You couldn't get a job anywhere. I wasn't worried.
  • Millions and millions of people are proud gun owners, and they do it responsibly and by the law.
  • Civil disobedience is, in fact, a conservative idea, a few steps short of overt rebellion. It honors the rule of law by insisting on good law and rejecting bad law.
  • I can't speak for all Hawaiians, but the reality is that we depend on tourism. Locals might not want to go to the spots like Waikiki, but we do want tourists to experience more of the islands.
  • At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one.
  • I feel so lucky that I met the love of my life. You know somebody's in it to win it when they're changing your IV bag or you're having a seizure and they're holding you. And helping you to the bathroom. You know that they love you.
  • The generic Canadian style of illustration is different from the generic American style.
  • I don't like the idea of famous people.
  • The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950, until I came in... I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the studio era and the rise of filmmaking.
  • I am not so complicated or intelligent a composer, nor am I very interested in becoming so. I am much more happy doing what I know I can do than what I am not sure I could do.
  • Many billboards and magazine ads have resorted to showing isolated body parts rather than full-body portraits of models using or wearing products. This style of photography, known in the industry as abstract representation, allows the viewer to see himself in the advertisement, rather than the model.
  • How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child.
  • Actors travel a lot and work long hours, and sometimes you eat at odd hours, so I have to work out to keep my weight at the same level.
  • 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.
  • How long it takes to write a book depends on its length.
  • 'Blue Valentine,' Derek Cianfrance's emotional gunslinger of a film, tears into the topic of moribund marriages with an honesty that's hard to come by in Hollywood these days.
  • The three ages of man: youth, middle age and 'my word you do look well'.
  • How shall a man escape from that which is written; How shall he flee from his destiny?
  • I used to have lot of arguments with my mother due to a lot of bruises on my body for trying my hand at wrestling. I used to say, 'I am Rock,' and I would get slapped.
  • It doesn't really change, actually. I think The Rolling Stones have gotten a lot better. An awful lot better, I think. A lot of people don't, but I think they have, and to me that's gratifying. It's worth it.
  • I respect my dad, and he's amazing. He's my hero. He's the Beatles, man - or one of them.
  • I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion, and Sandman stories as I could.
  • Actually I have a tradition that I always steal my last costume on the last day of filming.
  • Actresses are just professionally lovely, aren't they?
  • How do you be a 45-year-old man in a rock band, do it well, keep your dignity and not become a parody of yourself? I don't think it will be simple.
  • If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?
  • To be honest, I don't think I'm the best role model in the world. I'm pretty immature sometimes.
  • Actually, I began to think that maybe there is a god, after all. Or maybe it's a different one. The old one got fired.
  • Once consumers try popchips, most people really like it and become fans.
  • I think there is nothing sexier than laughter lines.
  • 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.
  • I went out to some advertising agencies and asked if I could do anything.
  • Yancy is actually a Native-American name, but I'm Irish. Go figure.
  • I never have cakes or biscuits. I don't have a sweet tooth at all, and I can't stand chocolates - I find them so sickly. However, I will buy cakes if I'm expecting company.