Affect Quotes

  • Novels are nothing but evolution, but there does come a point when that stops, and the story is sealed within the pages of the book. That doesn't happen with a play. Even performances are different every night.
  • I always really liked magicians. I'm not even sure why - except that they know things other people don't, and they live in untidy rooms full of strange objects.
  • It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified.
  • Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
  • Cops have been complaining about morale since police forces were created. I used to complain about it a lot when I was a young cop.
  • Hollywood's like a warehouse. It's just a place that you go. What's interesting in the warehouse has to do with the creative people.
  • There's so much of our behavior that kind of curdles and hardens as we get into adulthood, and it becomes so much more difficult to be hopeful and to dream extravagantly.
  • My professional life shouldn't be an influence on whether I spend time at home. My career is my whole life's blood. It's my calling.
  • Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it's enough.
  • For the producers, there was no reason to produce. You get money, but you couldn't use this money. For consumers, you could have money, but you have no way to use it because you go to the shop and see nothing.
  • When I was a kid, my parents encouraged me to take many different classes. Piano was one that I really fell in love with.
  • Shared dining fortifies us.
  • If teaching isn't rewarding and challenging, we're going to continue to lose our best teachers to work in other fields.
  • Great necessities call out great virtues.
  • I'm not saying it isn't frustrating that my films haven't gotten a bigger release, but I'm really happy with them and if you just keep cranking and eventually, if you have a certain sensibility, some of your movies will hit and some just won't.
  • My dad farmed, my granddad was a farmer. I wanted to be a farmer.
  • A lot of guys who have never choked have never been in the position to do so.
  • I think it's crucial that we remember the lives of people, not their deaths. Our deaths are not our lives.
  • I teach metaphysics and pastor a church.
  • What we are doing is satisfying the American public. That's our job. I always say we have to give most of the people what they want most of the time. That's what they expect from us.
  • We can, and must, shift to an economy in which 100% of our electricity is generated renewably.
  • Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
  • Sometimes I just cry at random stuff!
  • When I first started acting in movies - as probably a lot of naive young actors do - I made a list of directors that I wanted to work with and sent it to my agent at the time.
  • It's funny, as a little kid, you look up to those guys who you play as in 'Madden,' and now to see myself in the game, it's an honor.
  • I love action and I love doing my own stunts. I love that sort of thing.
  • After 'Secretary,' I was wanting very badly to find something to make that I really cared about.
  • Oh yeah, our first tour in Europe they wouldn't give me the time off from work.
  • The finer the bait, the shorter the wait!
  • I rode all around Hollywood listening to Donna Summer, looking out the window - all by myself - just going, 'I'm number one!' It's a pretty extraordinary feeling.
  • There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
  • I just have to take my chances like any other composer.
  • Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
  • Corporations always are controlling things, and we have the ability every day to do something about that. Every day.
  • We need art more than ever as we stagger toward the Millennium.
  • I knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there. I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie.
  • Traveling around, it's difficult to follow much TV. Mainly I'm somebody who watches sports.
  • I had assumed I'd pack my bags and head elsewhere after 'Constellation,' but Chechnya is creeping its way into the margins of my second book.
  • Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years.
  • From my debut until now, I've always wanted to sing and dance.
  • Sometimes it's a bizarre, fairly cold, and horrifying thing to be a parent.
  • 'Piaf' I did it because I wanted to do more theater instead of only musicals, and someone gave me the book and said to me, 'You have to do it.'
  • We influence singing but never really songwriting.
  • Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of the State.
  • Well, I'll say I have an incredible ability to fantasize - I really do. I don't have to have things tangible to be able to see them, and therefore I enjoy so many things, because they're in my mind.
  • To live forever should not be an obligation. In fact, eternal life should only be for those who wish for it, because if we are depressed and unhappy with our lives, just the idea of living forever is an unbearable source of suffering.
  • We used to have a crew of three on board the space station and even at one time a crew of two people, so it's something we can adjust to.
  • Junk stands and antique markets are the perfect place to pick up clues about the history of a country, region or town.